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Gibson ES-125 Archtop Guitar #26071 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

16" maple laminate archtop with a dog ear P90 


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Condition: Used, Very good

Guitar has moderate pick scratching across the top and light buckle rash. There is also checking in the finish on the top (pictured) and the back as well.

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Gibson ES-125 Archtop Guitar #26071 - Used

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Eddie Berman plays a 1965 Gibson ES 125 Archtop through a Henriksen Blu combo amplifier.

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    • Gibson ES-125 Archtop Guitar #26071 - Used
    • Henriksen The Blu Combo Guitar Amplifier w/ Gig Bag

Manufacturer's Description from Gibson Guitars

the ES 125 was reintroduced in 1946 as a 16 inch guitar built with a laminated body.  The model was modified in 1950 and subsequently cataloged right through the end of the 60's as the budget item in the hollow body electric line. 

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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.



Serial Number: 26071

Dimensions: 16 1/4" (W) x 20 1/8" (L) x 3 3/8" (D)

Laminated Maple top 

Laminated maple arched back 

single white binding on top and bottom edges

unbound f-holes

24 3/4" scale length

one piece mahagony neck

20 fret unbound rosewood fingerboard

dot inlays

neck to body junction at 14th fret

unbound peghead with gibson script silkscreened in gold

no ornament on headstock

Finish - dark brown with sunburst shading on top

one black-covered single coil pickup with adjustable pole pieces

volume and tone control

rim mounted input jack

rosewood bridge with pre set compensating saddle

trapeze tail piece with raised diamond on cross bar

closed back strip tuners with plastic buttons

nickel plated metal parts

Non-Original Epiphone Hardshell Case