Gibson ES-300 1947 Sunburst

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  • $2,605$3,120

The ES-300 was one of Gibson's early high-end electric archtops. Originally introduced with a long-angled pickup, the ES-300 was given a P-90 after World War II. A cutaway version was introduced as the ES-350 in 1947 which eventually led to the ES-300 being dropped from in the line in 1952.

Years of Production: 1940 - 1942, 1945 - 1952

Unique to this Year: Gibson offers cutaway version as ES-350

Body Style: Archtop

Design Elements: P-90 pickup, trapeze tailpiece, two control knobs, tortoiseshell pickguard, F-holes, split block inlays

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