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Tonal Evaluation

This sweet '61 is quite inspiring. Overall, it has a lively, touch-sensitive harmonic response with lots of give on the attack.

The neck pickup has acoustic-like clarity in the wide-open trebles to go with thumping, pillowy lows and woody mids.

The bridge pickup has a a ridiculous amount of bite and chime in the highs to go with muscular mids and sweet, tight lows.

Anyone searching for a dynamic semi-hollow will love this ES-335!

Spirit of '61

In 1961, the ES-335 featured a thinner, flatter neck that players immediately appreciated for having a comfortable feel and fast action. The 2018 1961 ES-335 is a historically accurate recreation of the ES-335 that combined 1950s looks with 1960s playability. The “mouse ear” body shape, slim taper profile, and dark rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays ensure that there is no mistaking this guitar’s lineage. It also features a MTC Historic control assembly and our PAF-style MHS Humbucking pickups for classic Gibson tones. Available in Historic Burst and Sixties Cherry finishes.

Specifications:

Brand Gibson Memphis
ModelLimited Edition 1961 ES-335
Finish ColorSixties Cherry
Finish TypeHi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer - Finished in VOS
Weight7.27 lbs
BracingQuartersawn Adirondack Spruce
Top Wood3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Back & Sides Wood3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Center BlockSilver Leaf Maple
Neck Wood1-Piece Mahogany
Neck ShapeSlim Taper
Neck Dimensions.790 1st - .920 12th
FingerboardDark Rosewood with Rolled Binding
InlaysPearloid Dots
Scale Length24 3/4"
Nut MaterialNylon
BindingSingle-Ply Tan
Pickups2 MHS Humbuckers
Controls2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way Selector Switch
HardwareVOS Nickel
BridgeABR-1 with Plated Brass Saddles
TailpieceLightweight Aluminum Stopbar
TunersKluson Double Ring Keystone Buttons
CaseGibson Hardshell
COAYes

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