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Chuck Berry 1955 ES-350T




The Guitar That Started It All

Chuck Berry’s performances on American Bandstand in the 1950s changed the world. Dancing and duck-walking across the stage with his lucky bolo tie swinging, Chuck strummed his gorgeous Gibson ES-350T and belted out “Maybellene,” “Johnny B. Goode” and a variety of other hits that influenced nearly every major music act to follow. Chuck and his Gibson guitar became the indelible look of Rock n’ Roll.

Gibson is proud to present this first-ever Chuck Berry signature model, a replica of his 1955 ES-350T, to honor the legendary career of one of music’s greatest innovators. It features historically-correct construction and appointments, hand-picked figured maple, a pair of fiery P-90 pickups, a replica strap and a replica of the Zuni “Sun God” bo . . .

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Body Style


Body Shape

Venetian Cutaway Hollowbody

Body Material

3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple

Body Finish

Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)


Medium C

Scale Length

597.0 mm / 23.503 in

Fingerboard Material

Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius

304.8 mm / 12 in

Fret Count



Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall

Nut Width

42.85 mm / 1.687 in

End Of Board Width

56.89 mm / 2.239 in


Double Parallelogram


Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit




No-Wire ABR-1

Saddle Material



Engraved Wire Loop Trapeze

Tuning Machines

Kluson Single Line, Single Ring


Black 5-Ply Wide Bevel

Truss Rod

2-way Adjustable

Truss Rod Cover

Authentic Stepped 2-Ply

Control Knobs

Butyrate Gold Top Hats

Switch Tip

Replica Catalin Amber

Strap Buttons


Pickup Covers

Black Dog-Ear P-90

Neck Pickup

Custom Dog-ear P90

Bridge Pickup

Custom Dog-ear P90


2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness

Pickup Selector

3-Way Switchcraft

Output Jack


Strings Gauge

.011, .014, .018, .028, .038, .049


Custom Shop ES-350T Case


Certificate of Authenticity, Replica Strap, Replica Zuni Sun God Bolo Tie

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