Offered for sale;
1965 Gibson ES-330TDC serial number 342212.
This guitar is in very good condition, the neck and frets are fine, cosmetically showing the expected amount of “patina” for its age.
The tuners are original however the pick guard, the 20th fret inlay, the Bigsby,(which replaced the original Gibson Vibrola), the P-90s and the Japanese T-O-M bridge, are all non-original.
At some point humbuckers were installed, requiring a slight enlargement of the pickup holes.At a later point the non-Gibson P-90s were put in.
Looks to have the original pots and bumble bee capacitors.
This is a very playable ES-330 with plenty more to give!
Hard shell case included.
Serial number: 342212
Body: Laminated maple top, back and rims
Fingerboard: Rosewood. Last inlay replaced
Number of Frets: 22
Bridge: T-O-M non-original
Tuners: Kluson 3+3 Plastic Buttons
Pickups: P-90s non-original
Scale Length: 24.75"
Neck Width at Nut: 1 9/16”
Neck profile @ 1st fret: .775”
Neck profile @ 12tht fret: 1.00”
Weight: 6.6 lbs.
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