Offered for sale:
Used 2005 Gibson ES-335 Dot Reissue serial number 00765729.
This guitar is in excellent condition showing limited playing time. There is one ½" or so scuff mark on the back near the binding at the waist on the treble side. It is minor and not showing up in any of our photos.
This is the most lively and resonant 335 that we’ve seen in a very long time; including Custom Shops.
Gibson’s Memphis factory produced the ES-335 Dot reissue from 2001 until its closure in 2019.
The ES-335 Dot features many desirable historically accurate features, including a true ABR1 bridge, vintage Grover Rotomatic tuners, a long neck tenon and a small block inside the body. The pickups are ’57 Classics which are still a favorite humbucker.
The 335 has long been thought of as Gibson’s most versatile instrument; it really can do it all with any musical genre you can think of having been played on one.
The slim/wide profile neck is fast and comfortable with perfect fretwork. Sustain is the name of the game with the semi-hollow bodies and this one has it in spades, the 57 Classics have a huge amount of midrange punch with plenty of bass in the neck position.
Original hard-shell case included.
“We carefully inspect every instrument when we buy it and bring it up to our standards before we offer it for sale. We also do a full set up before we ship. If you decide to purchase this guitar, please let us know what gauge strings you prefer.”
Body Style: ES
Body Shape: 335
Top: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Back: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Binding: Single-ply Cream
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Profile: Rounded "C"
Scale Length: 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8 mm / 12 in
Fret Count: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 43.053 mm / 1.695 in
End Of Board Width: 57.404 mm / 2.26 in
Inlays: Acrylic Dots
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic
Pickguard: Black 5-ply
Control Knobs: Black Top Hats
Switch Tip: Cream
Neck Pickup: ’57 Classic Humbucker
Bridge Pickup: ’57 Classic Humbucker
Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch, hand-wired with 500K potentiometers and orange drop capacitors
Weight: 8.8 lbs.
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