Gibson Custom Shop ES-355 1959 reissue in Ebony VOS Finish made in 2020 with original hard shell case. This guitar features a double bound Semi-Hollow 3-ply maple/poplar/maple body with solid maple center block with a 3-ply maple/poplar/maple top, mahogany neck and bound ebony fingerboard with a bound headstock. Equipped with a pair of gold covered Gibson custombucker unpotted alnico iii pickups in the neck and bridge positions. Controlled by 2 volume, 2 tone pots and a 3-Way toggle switch. The 24.75" scale length neck has mother of pearl 1950s pattern inlays and 22 authentic Medium-Jumbo frets on a 12" radius with a 50s rounded medium C profile. The hardware is comprised of gold Grover rotomatic tuning machines with kidney heads, a nylon nut, a Gibson ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with light weight stop tail and black top hat knobs with a Multi-Ply bound tortoise celluloid pickguard.

This guitar is in very good condition with some signs of play. It has some of the light un buffed vos look to the finish, some light surface marks, a few light surface scratch's and a small ding on its top near the lower bodies edge. (See pics)


Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 10-46 strings. Includes Original Hard Shell Case, COA & Original Case Candy.


Specs

  • Brand: Gibson
  • Model: Custom Shop ES-355 1959 Reissue
  • Year: 2020
  • Finish Type: VOS Nitrocellulose
  • Finish: Ebony VOS
  • Country: The USA
  • Serial: A90150
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 8lbs 12.1oz
  • Body Type: Semi-Hollow
  • Body Wood: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple With Solid Maple Center Block
  • Top Wood: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
  • Body Binding: Double Bound Multi-Ply Cream
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Neck Joint: Long Tenon Set
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Matching
  • Neck Binding: Cream
  • Finger Board: Ebony
  • Headstock: Bound
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Neck Profile: 50s Rounded Medium C
  • Neck Thickness@ 1st Fret: .880"
  • Neck Thickness@ 12th Fret: .965"
  • Frets: Mother of Pearl 1950s Pattern
  • Nut: Nylon
  • Nut Width: 1.687"
  • Frets: 22 Authentic Medium-Jumbo
  • Pickup Config: HH
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico III
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico III
  • Switch Arrangement: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Pot Arrangement: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Pickguard: Multi-Ply Bound Tortoise Celluloid
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic with Kidney
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Bridge: Gibson ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic Bridge
  • Knobs: Black Top Hat
  • Other Features: COA & Original Case Candy
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


Condition

  • Overall Condition: ★★★★✯
  • Body Front: ★★★★✯
  • Body Back: ★★★★✯
  • Body Sides: ★★★★★
  • Body Binding: ★★★★★
  • Fret Board: ★★★★★
  • Frets: ★★★★★
  • Neck Back: ★★★★✯
  • Neck Binding: ★★★★★
  • Headstock Front: ★★★★★
  • Headstock Back: ★★★★★
  • Headstock Sides: ★★★★★
  • Hardware: ★★★★★
  • Pickups: ★★★★★
  • Bridge: ★★★★★
  • Knobs: ★★★★★
  • Pickguard: ★★★★★

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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
Brand
Model
  • Custom Shop '59 ES-355 Reissue Stopbar
Finish
  • Ebony VOS
Categories
Year
  • 2020
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Radius
  • 12"
Body Material
  • Maple
  • Poplar
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Type
  • Semi-Hollow Body
Model Family
Nut Width
  • 1.687"
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Offset Body
  • Non-Offset Body
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Series
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Black
Model Sub-Family
Number of Frets
  • 22

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