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Gibson ES-330-1969

1969 Gibson ES-330 Cherry Red

Late 60s vintage Gibson thinline

Classic vintage Gibson ES-330 hollowbody with twin P-90 pickups dating from 1969.

Clean and all original this is a great playing (and looking) guitar that would suit players in a variety of musical styles.

No matter whether you are a bluesman, a funk specialist or a die-hard jazzer, the ES-330 will deliver the goods for you in one incredible guitar.

Pure P-90 power and the classy vintage looks make this a must-have thinline Gibson.

Price: £2,569.00
S/N: R414

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1969 Gibson ES-330 Description

1969 Gibson ES-330 Cherry Red – A truly tone-filled vintage Gibson thinline with twin humbucking pickups dating from 1969. Imagine a hollowbody 335  with bright P-90 pickups. It’s lightweight – a great advantage when you’re on stage for a few hours – as it’s a true hollow-body guitar. No blocks inside just air, resonating and helping the woodiness come through.

This is a truly great blues/funk and jazz guitar in very good original condition. Unlike the earlier 330s, this model has same neck access to the higher frets as the 335, giving you the chance to chime those high top notes. The guitar also comes with the original lined Gibson case for the full vintage package.

P-90s can growl and they can chime – but they always work well on a 330 (same as the Epiphone Casino) thanks to the sheer acoustic volume and resonance of this guitar. Wonderful neck with a slim fast fingerboard and a tone to die for too. If you haven’t played an ES-330 then you are really missing out on one of Gibson’s finest designs.

 

1969 Gibson ES-330 Features

  • Double-cutaway bound hollow body with f holes
  • Bound mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with perloid block markers
  • Black laminated pick guard
  • Kluson Deluxe tuners with oval buttons
  • Adjustable ABR-1 bridge with nylon saddles
  • Trapeze tailpiece with raised parallelogram
  • Twin P-90 pickups
  • Three position pickup selector switch with white tip
  • Individual tone and volume black ‘witches hat’ controls
  • Chrome-plated hardware
  • Original hard case


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    Thank you very much for the prompt shipping. The guitar arrived just the next day, much faster than I expected and well packed and without any damages. The overall condition is super great for the age and it seems to be all original....case in good condition included, so it is a fair deal for the money! Since the first day, I loved the tone, playability and sound of this guitar, it is in very good condition and very convenient to play! I love the tone! So this guitar and me became friends and I am very happy with it.


    Nabil A., Berlin

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    Let me express: I really appreciate doing business with you. So even this deal wasn't the "one", I would rate the transaction in general as 4.5 * (out of 5). I am certain there will be a next time.... hopefully soon.


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