2018 Gil Yaron Bone, Honey Drop, Near Mint with Extra Options!

For Sale is a very rare left-handed Gil Yaron Bone. The guitar is finished in Honey Drop/Lemon Burst. The guitar was purchased from Destroy All Guitars in 2018, which is the only authorized seller of Gil’s guitars.

The guitar is immaculate. There are just two or three very small/minute blemishes in the finish: one is a small scratch below the back plate and the other appears to be clear overspray. Even with the blemishes I would rate the guitar a conservative 9 – 9.5 / 10.
This one includes all of the upgrades Gil offers except the trapezoid inlays. See full specs list below.

Some of the plastic parts were switched from cream to black. The owner received the pickup rings and black switch tip from Gil. The knobs are after-market but they are Montreux Time Machine Collection knobs, which are very high quality and true to the ’59 specs. The bridge pickup cover and pickguard were removed, but all the original parts are included in the sale. There are also two custom made pickguards which will be included in the sale (made by Mike at QuickGuards).

Features:
• * Solid lightweight old growth Mahogany Body shell
• * Solid Paulownia U shaped inner body core
• * Brazilian RW board
• * Patented AirGap-III PAF PU’s – based on the 50’s PAF
with the AirGap pole system
• * 50’s LP type circuit with custom tapered CTS pots and
0.022MFD PIO caps
• * Mother Of Pearl dot inlays
• * Nu-Bone nut
• * 1 ply body binding – cream
• * ABR-1 wraparound bridge
• * SE510-06M-N open back tuners
• * Classic Crème plastics
• * Thin Shellac/Nitrocellulose finish
• * Black headstock with MOP inlay logo and gold silk
screened script
• Single ply neck binding
• GY PIO Custon caps (0.020MFD & 0.013MFD)
• NOS 50’s harness and PU lead wires (two strands)
• Private stock maple top
• Hard shell ATA case

SOLD

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2005 Hamer Korina Special Jr with OHSC, EXC Condition!

A killer left handed guitar, this Hamer Korina Special Jr LH features a double cutaway Korina body with a korina neck. It’s equipped with one hot P90 pickup. Other details include a tortoise plastic pickguard and Schaller tuners. Set up to rock, this guitar is in excellent condition.

Details:

  • Factory left hand
  • Natural finish
  • Double cutaway korina body
  • Korina neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Dot inlays
  • 1 (screaming) dog eared P90 pickup
  • Tortoise-w-b-w pickguard
  • Wrapover bridge/tailpiece
  • Schaller tuners
  • 1-11/16″ nut
  • 24-3/4″ scale
  • Original hardshell case


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1968 Gibson Blonde ES-335, 100% Original with OHSC, Reduced!

1968 Gibson Left Handed ES-335TDN(Blonde Finish), documented one-owner, unmolested original with OHSC, hang tags, and original receipt. This is an uncirculated guitar being offered for sale for the first time.
This was a special order 335 in Blonde, which was an available catalog color only from 1958-1960, a period which saw Gibson only produce 209 ES-335s in the Blonde finish.
Small f-holes, pointy ears and low headstock logo are only features seen from late 1966 to the end of 1967. Big f-holes started in very early 1968 so this 335 could be as early as end of 1966 to as late as January 1968.
As far as lefties go, I have only seen one other vintage(1960s) ES-335 in Blonde – this would be only the second one!
The guitar is in Excellent overall condition. The finish has a fair amount of lacquer checking due to its age of 51 years. There is a small area(pencil eraser size) of finish chipped to the left of the Bigsby, and a small ding on the back of the neck at the 8th fret/treble side. Some very minor buckle wear on the back, nothing through the wood.
This is a very attractive guitar with some moderate flame to the maple top. Most of the 58-60 Blonde ES-335s had very little, if any flame. And the reissue Blonde 335s can be too flamey relative to their historic counterparts. This guitar has just the right amount of flame – and it looks even better in person!
The guitar has been inspected and perfectly set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music. There is barely any fret wear.
This is one of the rarest Left Handed vintage guitars I’ve seen. And it’s a one-owner with hang tags and original receipt!

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1964 Gibson ES-345TDC, Cherry Red, Extremely Rare Lefty!

This is a Left Handed 1964 Gibson ES-345TDC. I have only seen 4 other Left Handed Golden Era(pre-1965) ES-345s: 2 from 1960(I currently own one), 1961, and 1962(which I previously owned). I have not seen any from 1964 – this is probably the only left handed 1964 ES-345.

The original owner had his name inlayed into the original fretboard, which was replaced with an Ebony board at that time. Recently, the guitar was shipped to Lay’s Guitar Shop and the fretboard was replaced with a historically-correct Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with Double Parallelogram inlays(receipt from Lay’s included in the case). The fingerboard binding and nut were also replaced at the same time. There are side dot markers on both sides, which is historically correct for a vintage left handed Gibson. Lay’s also did a refret and complete setup – the guitar feels and plays great. Dan Shinn does great work at Lay’s!

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