Used – Gibson ES-165/Signed by Herb Ellis (1993)

Serial Number: 93532304

The Gibson Herb Ellis model was introduced in 1991 as a tribute to the celebrated player, and it’s been one of Gibson’s most popular jazz guitars ever since. The design harks back to the original 1949 ES-175, which was fitted with a single pickup until 1951. By 1971 the single pickup 175 was discontinued altogether, making the originals highly prized by jazz purists. This example is from the original series, complete with the built-in humbucking pickup. As this model is now supplied only with a floating pickup, these originals have become highly sought after by players and collectors alike.

Features include:

  • Body size at lower bout: 16″
  • Scale length: 24 3/4″
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • Flame maple top, sides and back
  • Solid mahogany neck
  • Solid rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual-parallelogram mother of pearl fingerboard inlay and thistle peghead inlay
  • Triple bound top
  • Bound back
  • Gold hardware
  • Grover Rotomatic tulip key tuners
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Tuneomatic bridge
  • Gibson 490R humbucking pickup
  • Beveled 5-ply pickguard
  • Gold speed knobs
  • Hardshell Included
  • 7 lbs 3 oz
  • 9353204

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