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Gibson 1978 ES-335 Sunburst Electric Guitar #72428048 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

A vintage ES-335 TD in a handsome sunburst finish!


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Condition: Used, Very Good

Very clean for its age and boasting a full setup, full refret, and full electronics review by our in-house luthier, this late '70s 335 is an absolute killer and is all ready for its next chapter. The factory coil-split switch makes this one a particularly versatile and modern piece while still boasting vintage style, specs, and mojo!

SP Luthier Notes: Full refret, electronics cleaned, and setup

About Manufacturer

Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.


Model: ES-335 TD

Serial: 72428048

Year: 1978

Weight: 8.4 lbs

Body Material: Laminated Maple

Top Material: Laminated Maple

Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose

Color: Sunburst

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Shape: C (.790" - .970")

Scale Length: 24.75"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Fingerboard Inlay: Blocks

Number of Frets: 20

Nut Material: Nylon

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Bridge/Tailpiece: Tune-o-Matic & Chrome Plated Trapeze Tailpiece

Tuners: Schaller ST-6

Neck Pickup: "Super" Humbucker

Bridge Pickup: "Super" Humbucker

Controls: 2x Volume, 2x Tone, 3-Way Toggle, 2-Way Split Coil Switch

Hardware: Chrome

Case: Hardshell