This is a Left Handed 1965 Fender® Sunburst Strat® in EXC condition. All original except for replaced nut, currently has 5-way switch(period correct NOS 3-way in the case with original box), bridge pickup has been rewound but is original, trem cover is missing. This is a vintage Strat I sold back in 2011 and was able to repurchase recently. The guitar is in the same condition as when I sold it. All pics, both internal and external, were taken recently. This Strat was originally inspected, examined, and set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music in 2011. It was also recently reinspected and set-up by Scott on March 29, 2018.
This is a lefty 1965 Gibson ES-335, Sunburst(like the early 60s dark burst vs the the mid-60s ice tea burst), chrome hardware, Trapeze tailpiece, pat # pickups, reflector cap knobs, and the width at the nut is 1 & 9.25/16.
The guitar is in EXC condition with some mild checking. At some point, there was a right-handed pickguard installed, leaving 2 small holes(see pics), and the Orange Label is missing(as is not uncommon with ES guitars from the 60s). The impressed serial # on the back of the headstock is 519921.
Includes Original Hard Case with Marigold lining.
This is a Left Handed 1964 ES-335TDC. Lefty Gibson ES-335s from Gibson’s Golden Era (1958-1964) are very rare. Of course, the 58/59 DOT Necks are the most desirable. After that, I like the Cherry 1964 ES-335s due to the Clapton connection with the 1968 Farewell Cream tour where Clapton played his 64 ES-335TDC. This lefty is a factory Bigsby with the Custom Made Plaque and factory stud holes to easily accommodate a Stop conversion.
It has some wear, but is 100% original(except for pro refret) and is an extremely resonant and toneful guitar, as well as a fantastic player! Pot codes are 8th week 1964, neck PUP = 7.68k, bridge PUP = 7.63, Serial # 66204. Includes OHSC.
The back of the neck has been ever so slightly leveled, but it’s more cosmetic given the neck thickness appears unaltered and is very similar to my two 1964 ES-335TDCs and increases progressively from the 1st to the 12th fret. The thickness reads: 1st/.84, 3rd/.85, 5th/.86, 7th/.91, 9th/.92, 12th/.96.
I’ve only seen around 4 Cherry 1964 ES-335s in lefty. I currently own 2. The Cherry 1964 ES-335 will always be a very desirable vintage Gibson guitar with the Slow Hand connection. For lefties, it’s impossible to find one for sale, until now!
Left Handed 2003 Brazilian Gibson Historic 1959/R9 Les Paul, 100% Original with OHSC, all tags, paperwork, COA. Near Mint condition with spectacular Cherry Sunburst flame top, and lightweight at around 8 1/4 lbs. The flame is lively and looks great from any angle – something you rarely see with newer R9s. And it plays and sounds as good as it looks!
This is my personal guitar and is the only non-vintage guitar in my collection. It is from the Golden Year for Gibson Brazilian R9 Les Pauls: 2003. I’ve owned dozens of beautiful Brazilian Les Pauls over the years, righty and lefty, but this is THE one; true collector condition/investment grade Brazilian R9 – the finest!
This is a factory Left Handed 1963/64 Fender Tele, Blonde finish, Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, 100% Original, comes with an early 1970s Fender case.
Pre-CBS lefty Teles with rosewood boards are hard to find – much rarer than the Strats! It has the Spaghetti logo, clay dots, single-ply white guard, double-line Kluson tuners, moderate wear on the body with some buckle wear through the wood on the back.
It plays really well and you can actually bend the strings easily on this one. It has some mild fret wear, mainly on the first 3 frets. This Tele has the vintage deep-rhythm wiring, but the 3-way switch does hold the in-between neck and bridge PUP setting well. The Tele has a great weight at 7 lbs, 3 oz.
Comes with an early 70s Fender case(first case Fender issued after the 67-72 tail logo case).
Pots: 304 6450
Neck Plate: L63xxx
Neck Depth: .85/1st, 1.00/12th
Neck Width: 1 5/8
Pickup Outputs: Neck/6.44K, Bridge/5.66K
Weight: 7 lbs, 3 oz