Gibson ES-335 Reissue 1990s Ebony

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,625$2,190

The ES-335 was introduced in 1958 and has remained in production in various forms ever since as an iconic Gibson model. Starting in 1981, the model was referred to as the ES-335 Dot in reference to its use of dot inlays like the original models from the late '50s. In 1990, it was renamed the ES-335 Reissue.

While it was an uncommon finish in the 1960s, Ebony is a more common finish on the ES-335 Reissue, though less valuable than plain top Cherry and Sunburst (the iconic finishes). Prices increase with the amount of figuring on cherry, natural and burst finishes.

Years of Production: 1958 - present

Body Style: Semi-hollowbody, double cutaway

Wood Composition: Maple body, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Two humbucker pickups, F-holes, Tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, dot inlays

Notable Players: Larry Carlton, Dave Grohl, Eric Clapton

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