An ES-5 from the Custom Shop that is really very close to an original one in mint condition....
From Gibson’s Custom Shop comes this 1995 Gibson Custom Shop Historic ES-5 Switchmaster in stunning vintage sunburst. The guitar came to us as part of a consignment of similar custom shop pieces. It’s completely original with a little tarnishing to the gold parts in places.
The lacquer is in sensational condition having been very well cared for. It comes with all the original documentation Its brilliant playing and sounding guitar, the trio of ‘57 classic humbuckers really delivering in this guitar. These guitars have a justified reputation amongst archtop players and this one is no exception.
It is also scarily close to an all original 1959 one we sold a few years back for £14,500..!
17” wide Archtop body, singlecutaway maple body with no center block, Multi bound top + back, Medium profile 3-piece maple neck with walnut stripes, Rosewood fretboard with double parallelogram inlays, 3x orig. Gibson “´57 Classic” humbucker pickups, 3x Volumen, 3x Tone control, 4-way switch, Fixed trapeze tailpiece, Gold plated hardware, Incl. original Gibson Custom Shop hardshell case.
We are located in Cheltenham, the capital of the Cotswolds, UK. All items are in stock and can be viewed, tried out through a variety of vintage amplifiers and purchased, by appointment at our brand new lounge/showroom. We despatch virtually anywhere in the world and we have enormous experience in hassle-free, safe shipping.
ATB Guitars (By appointment please) 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom
Landline: 01242 697607
Mobile (please try landline first): 07842 001007
Overseas: +44 (0)1242 697607