I'll be honest. I don't particularly want to sell this beauty. Nor do I need to. But for the right price, and the right person, I could part with it. I simply don't play the semi-hollow bodies enough anymore, so I'd love for it to have a home where it got more use. I'd also prefer someone local to come see, feel, and play it, but again, for the right price (including this platform's fees), let's see if it makes sense!

Real American-made Gibson.

January 7th, 1997 (serial #90077398 on headstock and inside body - see photos of both). Part of Gibson's 1991-2005 reissue of the shortlived 1956-58 ES 135s.

For Gibson serial number conventions, see:

www [dot] gibson [dot]com/en-US/Support/Serial-Number-Search

OR, Reverb's article on dating Gibsons here:

https://reverb [dot] com/news/how-to-date-a-gibson-using-serial-numbers-fons-and-logos

They don't make these anymore so you won't find very many, anywhere.

Guitar plays and looks great. Has some lacquer wear on back of neck, which is often seen in older real Gibsons. Very minor, and gives it some character. P100s. 2nd owner. Gently used. Never any breaks or repairs. Plenty of professional setups.

Couple paint flaws (cosmetic ONLY) - one near the f-hole, and a couple on the back near neck joint / cutaway, which are shown in the last two photos if you zoom in.

We can talk about including the SKB hard case with green velvet interior + locks ($300 value) for the right offer.

Will entertain reasonable offers.

Listed3 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • ES-135 P-100
  • Cherry
  • 1997
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
  • Gibson ES-135
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Type
  • Semi-hollow Body
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Color Family
  • Red
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Number of Frets
  • 22

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