Gibson ES-335 Figured Electric Guitar in Cherry 2014
Proclaimed as the first ever double cutaway guitar, the Gibson ES-335 was a true hybrid of the solid body and the more traditional hollow body guitars made previously. With its innovative design, players could now achieve the amplified volume and sustain of a solid body whilst still retaining the warmth and character of traditional hollow body instrument.
We have been hypnotized by this Gibson Memphis ES-335 Figured Top for the last week now! With a gorgeous figured maple top with a beautiful cherry finish, it's been dangerously easy to gaze at the Gibson Memphis ES-335 Figured Top for hours upon hours! However don't be fooled into thinking this piece of art is just a pretty picture, loaded with tasteful and powerful ’57 Classic humbucking pickups, you can be sure of a tone with depth and response whether you're in the studio or live on-stage.
The Gibson ES-335 has been seen being played by so many world-class musicians, ranging from Chuck Berry and Alvin Lee’s to the Police’s Andy Summers where he played it during his 2008 tour in New York City. Continuing to remain the go-to instrument of choice for players seeking luxuriously round and mellow tones, whilst still howling with the bite and sustain of a more energetic solid-body electric guitar the ES-335 is a classic that will be around for many more years to come, so own a little piece of history today!
Here's what Gibson say about the Gibson ES-335 Figured in Cherry with Nickel Hardware
History speaks for itself. The ES-335 is one of the most important guitars of all time. Right from its introduction in 1958 as the world’s first semi-hollowbody electric guitar it has been a mainstay of players eager to balance the gorgeous, round, mellow tones perfect for jazz and blues with the edge and sustain of a full-blooded solidbody.
- 100% American made, in Memphis, TN
- Figured Maple
- Tone Pros AVR2 Bridge
- Ceramic Capacitors
- Nickel '57 Classic Pickups
- Nickel Grover Rotomatic Tuners
- CTS Pots
- Memphis Tone Circuit
- Tone-Pro Long Anchor and Tailpiece Stud