#86284 incl. original case , absolute mint!  

This 1962 Cherry Red, fully original and immaculate ES-335 serial 86284 stands as a pinnacle of vintage electric guitar craftsmanship, revered for its iconic design and unparalleled tonal versatility. Crafted by Gibson, this semi-hollow body guitar features a maple/poplar/maple top, back, and sides, paired with a sleek slim taper mahogany neck that offers both stability and resonance. Its classic double-cutaway body shape not only exudes timeless elegance but also enhances playability, allowing for effortless access to the upper frets. The color is a very nice, warm Cherry. The mahogany neck has an original rosewood board that was professionally refretted with medium jumbo frets.

The guitar weighs 3,7 kilo’s only and boasts a set of legendary original PAF (Patent Applied For) humbucking pickups, renowned for their rich, warm tones and smooth, creamy overdrive. They measure 8,76 (bridge) and 7,14 (neck) The 1962 model is distinguished by its vibrant Cherry Red finish, meticulously applied with nitrocellulose lacquer, a traditional method prized for its ability to age gracefully, allowing the guitar's tone to mature and develop character over time. Gibson changed the red colored lacquer in 1960 making it more durable and less prone to fading. Hence the color being still as vibrant today as it ever was!  The guitar comes with its original case!  No cracks, no breaks, no fixes, or repairs.

Throughout the annals of music history, the Cherry Red ES-335 has graced the hands of numerous legendary artists, leaving an indelible mark on the world of music. The guitar's warm, yet biting tones provides the perfect canvas for anyone’s playing style. Rock icons such as Eric Clapton and Chuck Berry utilized the ES-335 to sculpt their groundbreaking sounds, pushing the boundaries of electric guitar expression. From jazz maestros like Larry Carlton, alternative rock pioneers like Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, to Keith Urban and Blues legend Joe Bonamassa the 1962 Cherry Red ES-335 continues to inspire and captivate musicians across genres, embodying the enduring legacy of Gibson craftsmanship and innovation.

This guitar is from my personal collection. any questions or want to talk? Send me a PM at robb@maxguitar.nl with your telephgone number and we'll speak. This guitar when purchased can only be picked up here or I can deliver it personally, depending on lyour location. 

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Brand Gibson
Condition Pre-owned
Orientation Right-handed

Gibson 1962 ES-335 Cherry - Mint vintage guitar

€ 49,990

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