1964 Gibson ES-345TD Stereo Varitone hollow body electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 66347, sunburst finish with some minor imperfections for age, mild wear to frets, some blemishes to the back of the neck, deterioration to metal parts, PAF bridge pickup, electrics require attention (no output from the neck pickup), later Bigsby vibrato installed which is set up to run through the original stop bar, blonde Selmer hard case, condition: fair

*Single owner from new – this guitar was purchased in 1964 for a band called ‘Southbeats’ from Bognor Regis, West Sussex. The band came fifth in the ‘All Britain Beat Contest’. The band played locally for ten years in and around Devon.

Estimate £3000 – 5000

Sold for £4200 (10th December 2015)