2002 Gibson ESDT-335 Cherry Finish ID-6165
2002 Gibson ESDT-335 Cherry Finish
Here is what Gibson themselves has to say about the venerable ES-335. "History speaks for itself." The Gibson 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.
Today the Gibson Custom Shop creates exacting duplicates of the ES-335. Just as though they first left the Kalamazoo plant in 1958. That year just 267 were built. Regardless, the original vintage 335s grew steadily in popularity. They peaked in 1967 thanks largely to Eric Clapton’s high-profile use of a cherry ES-335 in the band Cream. " From Gibson.com
This 2002 ESDT-335 features a beautiful Dark Cherry finish. This combined with a single-ply bound maple body this guitar does bare a familiar vintage look. Some of the fine appointments on this Gibson Custom Shop ES-335 are a Rosewood fretboard, Nickel Hardware, Grover Tuners, and 57 Classic humbucking pickup. It also boasts. two volume pots, two tone pots, and a three-way pickup selector switch.
This 2002 Gibson 335 is in excellent condition. It is hard to distinguish used from new. There are a just a few minor scratches to the top back and sides, none of which are through the finish. There are a series of small 1cm dents on the side of the guitar that can be seen in the photographs below. There is a small dent next to the 2 seen that was unable to be photographed. Original Hardshell Case Included. Check out the specs on this Pre Owned Gibson. It could be just what you've been missing.
- Serial: 01752716
- Top Wood: Maple
- Back Wood: Maple
- Nut Width: 1 11/16"
- Scale: 24 3/4"
- Year: 2002
- Inlays: Dots
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Tuners: Grover tuners
- Body Binding: Single-ply binding
- Body Depth: 1 3/4"
- Lower Bout Width: 16 1/2"
- Body Length: 20"
- Pickup(s): Dual '57 Classic Gibson humbuckers
- Pickup Controls: Separate volume and tone controls with 3-way switch
- Case: Original Hardshell Case Included