Gibson ES-175N D 1955 Natural

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  • $3,800$5,000

With a fully hollow body and sharp Florentine cutaway, the Gibson ES-175 stands out as an all-time iconic jazz guitar. The ES-175N D indicates that this ES-175 features a natural instead of sunburst finish as well as two pickups.  Gibson began offering a dual pickup version of the ES-175 in 1953.  Although the ES-175 is noted as a jazz guitar, it has also been embraced by rock players like Yes' Steve Howe who has a signature model.

Years of Production: 1953 - present

Specific to this Era: The ES-175D only came with P-90s until 1957. 

Body Style: Archtop hollowbody cutaway

Design Elements: Two P-90 pickups, trapeze tailpiece, parallelogram inlays, Florentine cutaway

Notable Players: Steve Howe, Pat Metheny, Joe Pass

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