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The Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block limited-edition semi-hollow electric guitar brings back a classic from the golden era of rock ’n’ roll. With its iconic design, this ES-335 ’60s Block provides the balanced tone and playing feel that has made the ES series legendary for over 60 years. Its fast, slim neck allows comfortable playing over long sessions, while the sonically versatile T-Type pickups provide a range of vintage-inspired tones, from modest and mellow to “riffy” and rocking. If you’re seeking a sonic workhorse for blues, rock, jazz and beyond, the Gibson 335 is a solid choice.

Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block Headstock

Retro Inlays and Styling

The ES-335 ’60s Block has distinctive aesthetic details that harken back to the legendary instruments of the 1960s. Small block inlays made of acrylic provide a vintage look along the rosewood fretboard, while a pearloid crown inlay graces the headstock and adorns the timeless Gibson logo. Period-accurate ’60s-style “top hat” volume and tone knobs complete the throwback look that might just imbue your riffs with a little old-school rock vibe.

Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block Body Back

Fast SlimTaper Neck for Slinky Licks

The neck on the Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block has a trim, rounded carve that’s buttery smooth and comfortable in your hands. It utilizes the ever-popular SlimTaper profile to offer a familiar feel for guitarists of all styles and taste—not too thin, and not too thick. You can play effortless solos at any position on the fingerboard, with open access all the way to the upper frets thanks to the double-cutaway body. The ES-335 wouldn’t have the reputation that it does without being extremely playable—this model highlights everything there is to love about a historic design.

Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block T-Type Pickups

Versatile Calibrated T-Type Humbucking Pickups

This guitar is equipped with a set of calibrated T-Type humbucking pickups that deliver quintessential Gibson tones, from warm and rounded to an edgy snarl. Inspired by the highly sought-after pickups Gibson made from the late ’60s through the ’70s, these pickups use Alnico 5 magnets and are wound to vintage specs. The traditional 3-way toggle switch lets you go from rich, full-humbucking tones to the airy snap of split coils. The ES-335 Block gives you exceptional tonal flexibility to handle blues, rock, jazz and anything else you want to play.

Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block Hardware

Premium Components for Reliability

From the tuners to the bridge, the limited-edition ES-335 ’60s Block features high-quality components for rock-solid performance. It starts with an ABR-1 bridge, which efficiently transfers and propagates string vibration for peak sustain and tonality. At the other end of the instrument, vintage-style keystone tuners keep your guitar in tune through impassioned solos and riffs. Plus, handwired CTS potentiometers and Orange Drop capacitors in the electronics assembly deliver transparent sound and noise-free performance for years to come.

For players seeking the tone and feel of the classic ES series, the Gibson ES-335 ’60s Block limited-edition guitar delivers an authentic experience. With its fast, fluid neck, colorful pickups and top-tier components, this legendary semi-hollow will inspire you to create and perform your best. Bring home a rock icon from your local Guitar Center today.

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  • Body Type: Double-cutaway semi-hollow
  • Top wood: 3-piece maple
  • Body wood: 3-piece maple
  • Neck shape: Rounded C
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.695" (43.053 mm) GraphTech
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Gibson T-Type Humbucker
  • Bridge: Gibson T-Type Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right Handed

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