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A gorgeous new model loaded with Gibson archtop tradition.
Compared to the L-5 CES, the width and length of the ES-275 have been reduced about 10% and the depth by about 40%. The result still has the full, shapely appeal of the classic Gibson jazz guitars, but in a size that’s more comfortable to put your arms around. The smaller body also gives easier access to the additional 2 frets.
The pots are high quality 500K CTS pots with a .015 mfd for the neck pickup, which doesn’t cut as much of the treble response and makes the sound warm and vocal instead of muddy. Includes hardshell case.
Fully hollow archtop: The ES-275 is inspired by the L-5 shape, yet is more compact, with a 2-inch depth to its fully hollow body
Elegant inlays: Pearl block inlays tie the ES-275 Figured to other top-of-the-line Gibsons like the ES-355
Figured top and back: A beautifully figured maple top and back add visual appeal to this elegant archtop
Rolled fingerboard binding: By "rolling" or "breaking" the binding at the fingerboard edge you experience a softer playing feel
Historic truss rod: The historic truss rod has no tube, a proven known to enhance the guitar's resonance and sustain
MHS pickups: The best PAF reproductions yet, the MHS humbuckers present superb sonic depth with outstanding character and clarity
Titanium bridge saddles: The Zig-Zag tailpiece reflects other historic high-end archtops, while titanium saddles add clarity to the guitar's tone
High-gloss nitro finish: A hand-sprayed high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish brings out the true beauty of the ES-275 Figured
- Body shape: ES-275
- Body type: Hollow Body
- Body material: AAA Figured Maple, Poplar, Maple
- Top wood: AAA Figured Maple, Poplar, Maple
- Body wood: AAA Figured Maple, Poplar, Maple
- Body finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Orientation: Right
- Neck shape: Rounded C
- Neck wood: Mahogany
- Joint: Set
- Scale length: 24.75
- Truss rod: Single
- Neck finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Material: Richlite
- Radius: 12"
- Fret size: Jumbo
- Number of frets: 22
- Inlays: Block
- Nut width: 1.681"
- Nut Material: Bone
- Configuration: 2 Humbucker
- Neck: MHS Humbucker
- Middle: Not applicable
- Bridge: MHS Humbucker
- Brand: Gibson
- Active or passive: Passive
- Series or parallel: Series
- Active EQ: No
- Special electronics: None
- Control layout: 2 Volume and 2 Tone Controls
- Pickup switch: 3-Way Switch
- Coil tap or split: No
- Kill switch: No
- Pre amp: No
- Bridge type: Fixed
- Bridge design: ABR-1
- Tailpiece: Zig-Zag
- Tuning machines: Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic
- Color: Gold
- Number of strings: 6
- Special features: None
- Case: Hardshell
- Accessories: None
- Country of origin: USA
Own this instant classic. Order today.
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.