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Gibson Vintage 1951 ES-125 Archtop Guitar #9609 27 C - Used  From Gibson Guitars

All Original Vintage 50's ES-125!


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Condition: Used, Very Good

We were instantly amazed at the condition of this beautiful 70 year old guitar! This axe has been lovingly maintained and cared for and appears to be 100% original. The tone is sweet and unmistakable and the decades have broken in the sound and the feel in a way you just can't fake.

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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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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-125

Serial: 9609 27 C

Year: 1951

Top Material: Laminated Maple

Body Material: Laminated Maple

Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Color: Sunburst

Binding: Ivoroid

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Shape: C

Scale Length: 24.75"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Fingerboard Inlay: Dots

Number of Frets: 20

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Bridge/Tailpiece: Trapeze

Tuners: Closed Back Strip

Neck Pickup: P90 w/Adjustable Pole Pieces

Controls: Volume, Tone

Hardware: Nickel

Case: Hardshell

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