Dating gibson es 125
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One of the most highly flamed Gibson's you will ever see. Rare 1948 double pickup ES-300, Blonde Finish, Master Tone knob, Kluson tuners, 17 inch body, and Bigsby added in the 1960s.OHSC Goldtop Finish, Mahogany Neck, untouched electronics with 1973 dated pots, and Kluson Tuners. Nice clean top with no greening and some play wear on the back of the body.Other then a possible newer jack plate this guitar is all original. Previous owner added an identification number on the top of the headstock.Overall a clean example with minimal play wear and some fine finish checking. OSSC A very early 1962 example still with the desirable Slanted Wrap Around Tailpiece, Sunburst Finish, Rare Double Pickup model, Pots dated the 40th week of 1961, and gold bonnet knobs.An all original example with no cracks or crack repairs.Included is the original hardshell case and Hang tag with matching serial number. Flamed Maple back and sides, Solid Spruce Top, Venetian Cutaway, Rare Blonde Finish, Gold Hardware, NO Volute and Tortoiseshell pickguard.
Clean cosmetic condition displaying some typical finish checking. A nice clean Byrdland displaying limited play wear.
Dating this time period of Gibsons is a little difficult especially with the original canisters on the pots making pot dating unavailable.
All specs are consistent with a 1972-1974 production date.
We installed a time period correct Kluson Deluxe tuner and patched a visible extra screw hole. A beautiful condition guitar that comes with its original hardshell case. The guitar displays very little playwear with no greening and very little to no checking over the whole guitar.
A very early 1969 model with one piece neck and body, pot dates of 13769902, No Volute or Made IN USA stamp, and dual P-90 pickups.
An early 1960 example still with the very Large 1959 neck profile, Wrap Around Tail piece, Black Bonnet knobs, and Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard.