Gibson 1963 ES-335 Block 2011 Cherry

Reverb Estimated Price Range

  • $2,540$3,140

Like the Les Paul, the ES-335 stands as one of Gibson's all-time most iconic models. The ES-335 is a semi-hollowbody guitar which means that it has a solid block of wood running through its center with hollow wings on either side. This construction style maintains the open tone of a hollowbody while helping to reduce feedback. The ES-335 was introduced in 1958 and has remained in production in various forms ever since. Starting in 2002 the Gibson Custom Shop produced a reissue with small block inlays known as the 1963 ES-335 Block.

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, block inlays

Finish Specification: 
Cherry is a standard finish for the ES-335.

Notable Players: Larry Carlton, Dave Grohl, Eric Clapton


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