1961 Gibson ES-175 DN

Original VG+ Condition w Beautiful Blonde Finish

Original PAF Pickups - Patent Applied For

Vintage 1961 Gibson ES-175 DN in Very Good condition, with the dual pickup configuration and original blonde natural finish.This one was a special order in 1960, that was shipped from the Gibson factory in 1961.The guitar has two original PAF Pickups with PU covers that have never ever been removed, a the original shiny zig zag tail piece. The frets and nut were replaced several years ago. At some point Grovers tuners were installed as evident by the filled holes on the back of the headstock, although the original tuners have been reinstalled.

Factory order number in 1960, this guitar was labeled and shipped out in 1961, as 1 of 81 examples in this model year.This one has all the most sought after ES-175 features including the blonde finish, twin Patent Applied For pickups, Zig-Zag tailpiece and a fine wide neck profile! In stunning original condition, the body is free of cracks, with original hardware right down to the shielding cans around the pots and jack. Solder joints are all original, and both PAF Pickups (1 with sticker 1 without) have the original covers that have never been removed. Comes with vintage Gibson ES-175 Brown Alligator hardshell case!

Orange oval label


Scale length:24 3/4"

Nut Width: 1 11/16"Solid mahogany neck; solid Brazilian rosewood fingerboard; arched

figured maple top, sides and back; dual-parallelogram mother of pearl

fingerboard inlay and thistle peghead inlay; triple bound top, bound back.


We ship to the states for $100, except for AK, PR and HI.
Please contact me for international shipping quotes.
We ship only to a verified PayPal Address!

Vintage 6 Strings

Vintage 6 Strings

Very Good
Vintage 6 Strings
James Paterson
(949) 510-6659
Online Only
11:10 AM

PayPal Preferred

US $75 UPS Shipping for most items