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We present an all original and early 1960 Gibson ES-355 Mono in its original Cherry finish.
This rare piece is in excellent condition with minor fading spots and other cosmetic wear and the original gold parts have become aged over the years so they have a beautiful look. What makes this 355 so unique is the fact that it has factory Mono wiring instead of standard Stereo Varitone. Beautiful figured doublecutaway maplebody. This rare hollowbody comes with a rare pair of PAF (Patent Applied For) humbucking pickups. The pickups sound amazing/strong and are well balanced. They are also untouched and totally factory stock. The oval orange label is clean and intact with handwritten ES-355 letter.
1-piece 1959 mahogany neck profile, Ebony fingerboard with block inlays and binding. It also features binding on the body, gold hardware with split-diamond headstock inlay. The original Cherry finish has aged to a gorgeous watermelon color.
The original frets are in great shape including the nylon nut. The original Pat Pending Grovers tuners works perfect and turns smoothly.This Just a perfect ES-355 that everybody wants.
Pickups and the electronics/wiring remain untouched and intact, with no broken solder joints, no re-wound pickups. All original and correct.
Even comes complete with its original brown Gibson hardshell case with pink lining. Latches and handle are in perfect working order.
Width at nut: 1-11/16
Neck pickup: 8.17 kOhm
Bridge pickup: 8.31 kOhm.
Weight: 3.83 Kilograms
Professionally setup in our workshop here at Guitar Hunter.Call or e-mail for more details