Gibson 1959 ES-175 VOS 2013 Sunburst

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $3,010$3,410

The ES-175 1959 VOS (Vintage Original Spec) comes from the Gibson Memphis shop. It is a faithful reproduction of the 1959 model that many consider to be the full realization of the ES-175's potential. This was the year that the pickups switched from P-90s to PAF humbuckers and the neck moved to a more comfortable rounded profile. 

Years of Production: ca. 2010s - present

Body Style: Archtop hollow body with single Florentine cutaway

Wood Composition: Maple body (AAA plain Maple top), Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Aged '57 Classic PAF humbuckers, zig-zag tailpiece, TonePros tuners

Notable Players: Kenny Burrell, Jim Hall, Herb Ellis, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Steve Howe and Mark Knopfler. 


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