1959 Gibson ES-175D with Double White PAFs, OHSC, Hangtags, Receipt!

This is a very rare, unmolested and unharvested time capsule/survivor guitar: a super clean 1959 ES-175D, Near Mint Condition, one-owner, OHSC, hangtags, cord, receipt, AND Double White PAFs! Ser # A298xx with FON S6487xx. All original except for the older trapeze tailpiece; has 3 extra small holes underneath the holes for the trap TP; probably had a zigzag on there before. Original shrunken tuner tips have been replaced with Uncle Lou Premium Tuner Tips. This guitar has been completely inspected, authenticated, and set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music: http://www.topshelfmusic.com

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Lefty 1960 Gibson ES-345TD

Original factory Left-Handed 1960 ES-345TD, with original factory stop(with no other tailpiece ever on the guitar). The Golden Era ES-345 in the special-ordered Left-Handed option is about as rare as the ES-335 from the same period; I’ve only seen 3 pre-1965 ES-345s in Lefty!

This one is in EXC overall condition with a beautiful and simply sublime Sunburst finish and a little bit of birdseye in the maple! 100% original except for pro refret(vintage spec wire), the typically shrunken tuner tips have been replaced, Varitone removed and in the case. Great weight at around 7 1/2 lbs. This 345 is A33701, less than 200 numbers from my righty 1960 ES-345TDC: A33896. These numbers would be from the 1st half of 1960(May-June) where you still have the bonnet knobs carried over from 1959.

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1964 Lefty Gibson ES-335TDC, Factory Stop Tail, One of One!

This is a left handed 1964 Gibson factory stop tail ES-335TDC, 100% Original with OHSC, in EXC condition. This guitar has been inspected and set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Guitars. The guitar features a vibrant and unfaded cherry red finish, Nickel hardware, Patent No. pickups, Kluson Deluxe single-line tuners. It has had a pro refret, has moderate wear, but in EXC overall condition.

It has a serial # from the 5-digit series of 1964, which also includes the Eric Clapton 335. This is a nice complement to my other lefty 64 ES-335TDC, which is a factory Bigsby:

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LEFTY 1964 Gibson ES-335TDC

The Golden-Era 335 is about the rarest category of Lefty guitars; it seems that many years go by before you ever see one. Over the years, I have only seen 5 Lefty 1958-1964 ES-335s. Even on the lefty worldwide database, http://www.lefty-guitars.de/navigation.html, there are only 2 lefty Golden-Era ES-335s listed(those 2 are included in my count of 5). That places the rarity of lefty Golden-Era ES-335s on par with lefty Bursts, which, at last count, included a grand total of 4 currently in existence(Stroup Burst, Florida Burst, McEnroe, McCartney) plus 1 spotted in Buffalo(by a very reliable source) in the late 70s.

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