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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • SN A 5736 / FON 4100 11
  • 1950
  • VGC+*
  • Gloss sunburst finish
  • Double bound 17" body, 3-1/2" body depth @ endpin
  • W-b top purfling
  • Maple top, back and sides 
  • F-holes
  • Venetian cutaway
  • 2-piece maple neck with center strip (worn finish)
  • Standard neck profile for this time period (average size, not fat)
  • Bound Brazilian fingerboard with pearl block inlays, w-b-w-b purfling
  • Radiused fingerboard
  • 1-11/16" nut, 25-1/2" scale
  • Raised black 4-ply pickguard
  • 3 dog-eared P90 pickups
  • 3 volume and 1 tone controls
  • Area of repair around output jack, tortoise plastic plate installed 
  • New Bigsby B6-G tremolo tailpiece installed by our shop
  • ABR-1 TOM bridge installed on original Brazilian rosewood base
  • Kluson "waffleback" tuners with tulip tuners, D&G replacement tuners
  • Bound peghead with black overlay with crown and logo inlays
  • Original Lifton hard shell case (lavender lining)(rough)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, MI, USA
  • Consignment
  • * Previously repaired cracks at output jack and 2 cracks on bass side, all are reinforced
  • *Professionally re-fretted by our shop

Gibson ES-5 Hollowbody Electric Guitar (1950)

Gibson ES-5 Hollowbody Electric Guitar (1950)

Expert Setup
Intl. Fees
Used

SKU: 40U-218921

Regular price $8,500 USD
Regular price Sale price $8,500.00 USD
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As played by B.B.King and T-Bone Walker, this historic ES-5 hollowbody is equipped with 3 original P90 pickups, Brazilian fingerboard with pearl block inlays and "waffleback" tuners. ABR-1 TOM bridge installed. New Bigsby B6-G tremolo tailpiece installed, and refret done, by our shop. Original Lifton hard shell case (rough). Made in USA. On consignment.
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • SN A 5736 / FON 4100 11
  • 1950
  • VGC+*
  • Gloss sunburst finish
  • Double bound 17" body, 3-1/2" body depth @ endpin
  • W-b top purfling
  • Maple top, back and sides 
  • F-holes
  • Venetian cutaway
  • 2-piece maple neck with center strip (worn finish)
  • Standard neck profile for this time period (average size, not fat)
  • Bound Brazilian fingerboard with pearl block inlays, w-b-w-b purfling
  • Radiused fingerboard
  • 1-11/16" nut, 25-1/2" scale
  • Raised black 4-ply pickguard
  • 3 dog-eared P90 pickups
  • 3 volume and 1 tone controls
  • Area of repair around output jack, tortoise plastic plate installed 
  • New Bigsby B6-G tremolo tailpiece installed by our shop
  • ABR-1 TOM bridge installed on original Brazilian rosewood base
  • Kluson "waffleback" tuners with tulip tuners, D&G replacement tuners
  • Bound peghead with black overlay with crown and logo inlays
  • Original Lifton hard shell case (lavender lining)(rough)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, MI, USA
  • Consignment
  • * Previously repaired cracks at output jack and 2 cracks on bass side, all are reinforced
  • *Professionally re-fretted by our shop
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