Gibson 1959 ES-225 Historic Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar  

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The Gibson 1959 ES-225 Historic Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar has a special place in history. Made for only a few years between 1955 and 1959, it was marketed as Gibson's first thinline hollowbody with ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Gibson 1959 ES-225 Historic Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar has a special place in history. Made for only a few years between 1955 and 1959, it was marketed as Gibson's first thinline hollowbody with a depth of 1-7/8". It sports some cool features, most notable of which is the Les Paul bridge and tailpiece combination that offers a surprising degree of adjustment for both action and intonation. Other historically accurate features not mentioned in specs below include a nylon nut, hot hide glue neck joint and under-wound pickups for authentic vintage tone. Perfect for jazz and blues, the 1959 ES-225 is 100% American made and includes a nice hardshell case.

Features
  • Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Laminated maple
  • Body wood: Laminated maple
  • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Shape: '59 rounded
  • Wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Historic
  • Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Standard
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.68" (42.67mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: MHS P-90
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: MHS P-90
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: Not applicable
  • Active EQ: Not applicable
  • Special electronics: Not applicable
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Separate volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Not applicable
  • Kill switch: Not applicable
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Les Paul combined bridge/tailpiece
  • Tailpiece: Bale
  • Tuning machines: Historic white button
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: 550K matched-set potentiometers
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
  • Country of origin: United States
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