The Gibson ES-125 was the companies entry level electric arch top from its introduction in 1941, and has always represented great value in the vintage market as a relatively affordable golden era Gibson guitar. Built in the same factory as the Gold Tops, 335's and Bursts of the period, they offer they same build quality and attention to detail for a fraction of the cost. This 1957 Gibson ES-125 is in all original condition and is a wonderful example of a full body ES-125. Featuring a maple top in Sunburst with Mahogany back and side alogn with a Mahogany neck with a Rosewood fingerboard, this guitar plays effortlessly and has a typical '57 style Gibson neck profile, that is full feeling but very playable. A single original Dog Ear P-90 in the neck position offers plenty of warmth with a good amount of bite when put through a cranked amp.
This guitar is in very good condition, with minor signs of play wear and some patina and checking to the back of the body and the headstock. All electronics and hardware are original, and this guitar has been refretted by our luthiers. As with all our vintage instrument, this guitar has been given a full service and set up by the Vintage Instrument Workshop and includes our 3 year warranty. This guitar also includes a non original case.