Various artists interest – 1964 Gibson ES-335 electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 1xxxx9; Finish: cherry, light checking and other small dings and imperfections, generally good for age, back of neck head refinished due to neck shave/re-profile; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good, refret; Electrics: working; Hardware: good, original bridge converted to Gibson Nashville ABR posts with Nashville to ABR conversion bridge, replacement Grover tuners (original Kluson tuners retained); Case: Hiscox hard case; Weight: 3.86kg; Overall condition: good

*Sold with CITES A10 certificate no. 595293/01

*This guitar has been owned by the vendor since the mid 1970s and used on many projects in his capacity as a session musician. The vendor has stated – ‘Among these are tours and/or recordings with Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Lulu, Clodagh Rogers, Jack Downes, Trevor Horn, The Buggles (used on Video Killed the Radio Star and several tracks on their first album), Elaine Paige, Linda Lewis, Howard Goodall (Mr Bean/Red Dwarf…Yes, I played that solo!) and many others. UK television show sessions for Al Jarreau, Luther Vandross, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Cyndi Lauper, Neil Diamond, Michael Bolton, Jennifer Rush and many others. It has also been used on many production/live music compositions and the Universal/Atmosphere label, which has been used worldwide on television programmes such as NFL, A Place in the Sun, The Dog Whisperer, Property Ladder, Sky Sports, Fox News, Cash in the Attic, Jerry Springer, Through the Keyhole, A New Life in the Sun etc. The guitar can be heard featured on the Claptonesque/Bluesbreakers style theme of the television series ‘Rock Family Trees”

Estimate £6,000 – 10,000