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1959 ES-355 Reissue

SKU:

GU305

$6,999.00

The King of the ES Models

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity, and attention to detail.

What could be better than the legendary ES-335? The ES-355! The ES-355 starts with all the features that make the ES-335 iconic – the feedback-resistant semi-hollowbody construction, the two humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone controls, the legendary sonic versatility and exceptional playability – and kicks it into overdrive with an ebony fretboard that’s adorned with 50s pattern mother of pearl block inlays and 22 authentic medium jumbo frets. A split diamond headstock inlay, multi-ply binding, and gold hardware further reinforce the fact that the ES-355 is the top of . . .

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Body Style

ES

Body Shape

ES-335

Body Material

3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple

Centerblock

Solid Maple

Binding

Multi-ply

Body Finish

Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Weight Relief

None

Profile

50s Rounded Medium C

Scale Length

628.65 mm / 24.75 in

Fingerboard Material

Ebony

Fingerboard Radius

304.8 mm / 12 in

Fret Count

22

Frets

Authentic Medium-Jumbo

Nut Material

Nylon

Nut Width

42.85 mm / 1.687 in

Inlays

1950s Pattern Mother of Pearl

Joint

Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Finish

Gold

Bridge

ABR-1

Saddle Material

Nickel-plated Brass

Tailpiece

Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar

Tuning Machines

Kluson Waffleback with Pearloid Tips

Pickguard

Multi-Ply Bound Celluloid

Truss Rod

Authentic 1950s No-Tube

Truss Rod Cover

Authentic Stepped 2-Ply

Control Knobs

Amber or Black Butyrate Top Hats

Switch Tip

Amber Catalin

Strap Buttons

Cream Plastic

Mounting Rings

Black M69 Medium & Tall

Pickup Covers

Authentic Profile Gold-plated Nickel Silver

Neck Pickup

Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)

Bridge Pickup

Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)

Controls

2 Volume, 2 Tone; CTS® 500 k Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors

Pickup Selector

3-Way Switchcraft

Output Jack

Switchcraft

Strings Gauge

.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046

Case

Lifton™ Custom Shop Hardshell

Accessories

Certificate of Authenticity

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