1961 Gibson ES-335 hollow body electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 40302, cherry red finish with various imperfections typical of the age, including lacquer checking, blemishes and scratches, repaired headstock break, replaced tuners, back of the neck and head refinished, missing the tip of the truss rod cover, mild wear to fretboard, replaced dot inlay to the 19th fret, patent applied for pickup in the neck position, screws replaced to the neck pickup surround, bridge pickup has not been checked as the original screws have typically rusted, Bigsby vibrato with custom made stop bar plaque, electrics appear to be in working order, hard case, condition: fair

Estimate £3000 – 5000

Sold for £4200 (10th March 2016)