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Gibson 1959 ES-175D VOS Hollow Body Electric Guitar Vintage Natural

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This legendary archtop features laminated maple/poplar/maple for the top, back & sides. Period-correct features include two '57 Classic humbucker...Click To Read More About This Product

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Lush looks and quintessential jazz tone.

This legendary archtop features laminated maple/poplar/maple for the top, back & sides. Period-correct features include two '57 Classic humbuckers that deliver smooth, Patent-Applied-For tone. The mahogany neck has a comfortable rounded C profile with rolled fretboard binding for superb playing feel. Other appointments include an Historic truss rod, vintage-style "No Logo" potentiometers and quartered Adirondack spruce braces for vintage ES tonality. It's been enhanced with Gibson's VOS treatment that gives the finish and hardware a slightly aged appearance as if it was virtual old stock. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
Body 
Body shape: ES-175
Body type: Hollow Body
Body material: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Top wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Body wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Body finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Orientation: Right Handed
Neck
Neck shape: Soft C
Neck wood: Mahogany
Joint: Set
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Single
Neck finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Medium
Number of frets: 20
Inlays: Split Parallelogram
Nut width: 1.675"
Nut Material: Nylon
Pickups
Configuration: 2 Humbuckers
Neck: MHS Humbuckers
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: MHS Humbuckers
Brand: Gibson
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Acoustic pickup: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: No
Controls
Control layout: 2 Volume and 2 Tone
Pickup switch: 3-Way Switch
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Pre amp: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Compensated Top with Rosewood Base
Tailpiece: Zig-Zag
Tuning machines: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Color: VOS Nickel
Other
Number of strings: 6
Special features: VOS finish
Case: Hardshell
Accessories: None
Country of origin: USA


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5.0

A great guitar that you'll never want to put down

By Bobby J

from Central Illinois

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Pros

  • Excellent Pickups
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • Quality Construction

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    • Jamming
    • Performing
    • Recording

    Comments about Gibson 1959 ES-175D VOS Hollow Body Electric Guitar:

    High quality build. Amazing tone. Mine plays like butter. The MHS pickups sound anazing. I can't put this 175 down. So lively and rich sounding. I have heard that Gibson Memphis quality is not consistent of late, but mine is a gem. Thank you Gibson for hitting it out of the park on this one.

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