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Gibson 1949 ES-5

by Gibson
$12,995.00
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Here's something very cool, a Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster from 1949. Featuring a master tone and 3 seperate volumes, this guitar has unlimited number of sounds and the fully hollow archtop sound makes it so distinct and special!

 

Specs:

Make: Gibson


Year: 1949

Model: ES-5

Serial #: #A 4578

Body Finish: Sunburst

Body Wood: Maple ply

Body Binding: Original

Neck Wood: 2 Piece maple, mahogany strip 

Neck Binding: Original

Neck Finish: Original

Neck Back: Bigger C

Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood 

Frets: Original

Neck Pickup: Original

Bridge Pickup: Original

Electronics: Original 

Potentiometers: 50th week of 1949


Nut: Original 1 11/16th

Tuners: Original

Pickguard: Original

Hardware Color: Gold

Bridge: Original tailpiece, replaced bridge

Knobs: Original

Case: Original Hardshell Case

Other: Original block connecting pickguard to bracket is replaced. Previously had a Bigsby installed. 2 tailpiece mounting screws are replaced

 

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.