Here's a beauty! Just arrived! A 1969 Gibson L-5 CES in Sunburst finish. This beauty is a great player. Sounds and plays great. It was played, but loved. 1 5/8" nut width. It is all original, except for the following, Pro fret job, new nut, new pickup covers, and new pickguard. Original pickup covers, and original pickguard come with instrument in case. The originals corroded from the original pickguard's chemical reaction. The guitar was accidentally hit on the lower bout, under controls. It caused a little damage right below the control knobs. It has been professionally repaired by famed luthier Hideo Kamimoto for $75.00 , and will never be an issue again. You can see it in the pictures. It was not structural, but we like to be as detailed as possible. It's not a guitar for a collector, but it is a great instrument for the true player. As most of you know, a new one will run you $12K-15K, and they aren't as good. This one needs to be played to be appreciated. It is a great instrument with typical play wear for its age. Comes with original case.

Product Specs

Excellent (Used)
Archtop, Hollow Body
Made In
United States
Body Type
Hollow Body
Number of Strings
6 String
Right / Left Handed
Right Handed
Body Shape
Single Cutaway

About The Seller

J & E Guitars
Joined Sep 2014
Las Vegas, NV, United States


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Shipping Policy

Available for local pickup from Las Vegas, NV, United States

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We offer free domestic ground shipping within the continental U.S.A. on most purchases. There are just a couple of exceptions to our free shipping which include Fulltone Effects and vintage instruments. All orders are shipped Fed-Ex Ground Signature Required. If you are unable to be home to sign for your package, you can re-schedule delivery, or arrange to pick it up at your local Fed-Ex facility. We are not responsible for lost or damaged shipments that were not received on the first delivery attempt. International orders will be given quotes upon demand. International orders require bank wire transfers only. (Note), not all items are eligible for international shipping. Please inquire before buying.

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Nevada, US 8.25%
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Return Window

This product can be returned within 1 days of receipt.

General Terms

Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all return shipping costs unless the item was not received as described.


Buyer receives a full refund in their original payment method less any shipping costs.

Special Conditions

Most items come with a 3 day approval period, (with the exception of amplifiers, speaker cabinets, used, and vintage gear of any kind). Amplifier, speaker cabinets, and vintage gear sales are final. Power attenuators are also NOT returnable. No exceptions. We must be notified of intent to return item within 72 hours of signing for shipment. Item must then be returned within 48 hours of contacting us. Returns are easy – just contact us to get the return started. Item or items must be shipped back fully insured. If not, buyer assumes all liability for loss or damage. Once the item arrives back to us in its original condition, we will issue a full credit for the item, less shipping and insurance charges both ways. We assume no responsibility for items returned without full insurance. A return does void any free shipping offers and the customer is liable for shipping and insurance charges both ways.

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J & E Guitars

Las Vegas, NV, United States
Joined: Sep 2014

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Gibson L5-CES 1969 Sunburst
+ $50 Shipping