1988 Gibson ES-175

 

The Gibson ES-175 was introduced in 1949 as the companies mid level electric arch top, as a more affordable option to the high end L5 models, and remained the companies flagship deep body electric arch top for 70 years. This model from 1988 is a wonderful example of a more modern ES-175, equipped with a set of Classic '57 Humbuckers and featuring the more sought after natural finish. This guitar is constructed from a carved Maple top with Mahogany back and sides which was a feature introduced between 1983 and 1990 for these reissue models. This guitar features a comfortable, slim neck profile with a crown peg head inlay and the typical split parallelogram fingerboard inlay. 

This guitar is in excellent condition, and is exceptionally clean with barely any wear to speak of. It is internally and externally original, and includes a non original Hiscox hard case. This guitar has been given a full service by our luthiers at the Vintage Instrument Workshop, and includes a 3 year warranty.




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