Up for your consideration is a 1954 Gibson ES-125 Archtop Electric Guitar in a Sunburst finish. Includes Terrapin hardshell case. 

This two owner guitar is in very good condition for it's age and is all original except for the tuners. The entire guitar has checking in the finish, and there are a few small dings along the body, headstock, and neck as well as some hairline scratches on the back of the guitar. Most of the wear and tear seems to be on the side of the body around the input jack. Binding is in excellent condition. 

Please see photos for more details. 
Frets have plenty of life with only minimal wear. No neck repairs, no cracks. Truss rod works. No dead spots on the neck. There was a small chip in the original nut (low E outside wall)  that was pro repaired and does not affect playability.

Original Electronics have been tested and are fully functional.


  • Arched slab-cut laminate maple back and top
  • Mahogany sides
  • Solid Honduras mahogany neck 
  • Solid Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets and pearloid dot inlays
  • Solid Brazilian rosewood compensated adjustable bridge.
  • Raised diamond trapeze tailpiece
  • P-90 single coil pickup
  • Controls: one volume, one tone
  • Gold barrel knobs
  • Contoured tortoise pickguard


  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Width at the nut: 1.69"
  • Width at the 12th fret: 2.09"
  • Action at the 12th fret: 5/64ths on the bass side, 3/64ths at the treble side
  • Weight: 5lbs 2oz

This item ships fully insured to the contiguous United States for $100.00 Please feel free to ask any questions before purchasing!

Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • ES-125
  • Sunburst
  • 1954
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Material
  • Maple
Model Family
  • Gibson ES-125
Body Shape
  • Non Cutaway
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Pickup Configuration
  • S
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Number of Frets
  • 19

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