EX, sunburst, electric archtop, with added Bigsby. This is a clean example with great color, hints of flame, and that ’53-era neck that is medium-large, perfectly rounded, and simply coaxes you to play. No significant weather checking, just a few dings and a repaired crack at the jack (rather common on these). Original tuners, pickguard, and electronics. Gorgeous tone, crisp and distinctive yet a killer blues growl when pushed. The ES-175 was a single-pickup guitar when it came out in ’49. This one here is the first year for the legendary 2-pickup model and only 182 were made that year (these days runs of 500 are considered to be “limited editions”). This is a killer find. With original brown ’50s hard case.
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