9.0 of 10 Condition (A modest amount of light, superficial finish scratching)

At one point during the '80's and '90's Gibson decided to make some of their venerable ES-175's with Mahogany back and sides and here we have one of them. They are kind of rare and are prized for their warm, more mid-rangy sound. This one is in beautiful condition showing only some light, superficial finish scratching so it did get some playing time. The ES 175 has long been referred to as the working man's archtop - they're not terribly expensive or fancy, but they really get the job done!
 BTW, you may notice in the photos that the pickguard has been signed by Les Paul. You can remoove the signature or keep it. The 3rd option is to get a second pickguard and mount it, saving the signed pickguard in the case or elsewhere.

Laminate Mahogany body
Single-piece Mahogany neck
Rosewood fretboard
Double parallelogram pearloid position markers
Twin humbucking pickups
3-way, 2 volume, 2 tone
24 3/4" scale
1 11/16" nut width
16" lower bout
Sharp Florentine cutaway
3-ply top
Single-ply back and fretboard
Kluson tuners with Tulip buttons
Nickel plated hardware
Trapeze tailpiece
Tune-o-matic style bridge

Golden Age Fretted Instruments

Golden Age Fretted Instruments

Vintage Sunburst
Original Hard
22 Years
Golden Age Fretted Instruments
John Reynolds
(908) 301-0001
Westfield, NJ
3:55 AM
Tuesday through Saturday 11AM to 5:30 PM

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