Gibson Custom Shop Limited Edition Alvin Lee ES-335 ’69 Festival’ Aged Sixties Cherry 8.2 #AL0022

Serial Number: AL0022

When Ten Years After took their heavy, manic blues-rock to the stage at Woodstock in 1969, they unleashed a performance that came to define not just the legendary festival, but the spirit and sound of a movement. Following their set, which ended in a blistering rendition of ‘I’m Going Home,’ Ten Years After catapulted to stardom and Alvin Lee joined Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards as one of the most influential guitar gods of the time. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, Gibson is proud to present this Alvin Lee ES-335 ‘69 Festival’ model, built to the exact specifications of the guitar Lee used during his jaw-dropping performance. It includes all the stickers, aging, modifications and mojo of the original. Only 50 of these limited edition models will be sold worldwide.

Other features include:

  • Body Material 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
  • Weight Relief None
  • Finish Aged Sixties Cherry
  • Neck Material Solid Mahogany
  • Neck Profile Authentic Medium C-Shape
  • Scale Length 24.75″ / 62.865cm
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius 12″ / 304.8mm
  • Frets Historic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material Nylon
  • Nut Width 1.687″ / 42.85mm
  • End-of-Board Width 2.24″ / 56.89mm
  • Inlays Pearloid Dot
  • Hardware Finish Nickel
  • Bridge No-Wire ABR-1
  • Tailpiece Bigsby B-7
  • Tuners Kluson Single Line, Single Ring Tulip
  • Pick Guard Black Multi-Ply
  • Truss Rod Cover nAuthentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs Black Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts
  • Switch Tip Cream
  • Neck Pickup Custombucker (Alnico III) – Uncovered
  • Middle Pickup Seymour Duncan SSL-1 Single Coil
  • Bridge Pickup Custombucker (Alnico III) – Uncovered
  • Controls CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Strings n.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case Custom Shop ES-335 Case
  • Included Accessories Certificate of Authenticity
  • SKU: 60ES335AALCHNB1
  • 8 lbs 7 oz
  • #AL0022

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