RARE 1957 Gibson ES-175D in Original Factory Cherry Red Finish and Early Non-Sticker PAF Pickups. 1956 Factory FON starting with letter V suggests that this guitar was factory routed for PAF's earlier than '57. Serial #A25147 is from aprox March/Apr of 1957. Condition is VG with Play wear and possible replaced pickguard but you probably won't find another Cherry Finish 175D from 1957!! I've seen one from 1959 and a few in the early 60's but thats it! This could be the earliest 50's Cherry Red Gibson Electric with PAFS!!

Year Condition Color Case
1957 Very Good Factory Cherry Red Original Hard


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