Gibson ES-175D Archtop Guitar (1970's)-SOLD
Laminated top, back & sides-this construction actually helps to keep feedback at a minimum
Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
Comfortable 16.25" lower bout with a 3" deep body
Independent volume & tone "black bonnet knobs" for each pickup
Pointed end tailpiece
Rosewood bridge makes it pre-1977 when the tune-o-matic bridge was introduced to the model
Remember your favorite hits from the 70's? You can bet many of them were recorded on a guitar similar to this one!
Some lifting of the finish on the upper bouts and side. These are not cracks into the wood, but purely cosmetic.
There is a nick in the fretboard binding, on the treble side
The original pickguard is Inside the case, the previous owner never played with a pick, so he preferred it removed.
Prior to us receiving the guitar, the owner had the following work done: Recent clean up on the pots, re-set the bridge location for proper intonation, & setup.
Condition: Used, Good
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Frets to body: 20
Scale Length: 24.75"