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    1952 Gibson ES-175 Blonde Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar, Serial # A 10834. Original blonde ES-175. Pick ups have been replaced with '70s mini-Humbuckers. No routing, so could be restored to original P-90s. Has moderate weather checking overall. Some styrofoam glued to face. Replaced tail piece, bridge, and tuners. Has been re-fretted and binding has been cut on fingerboard. Has block inlay at 19th fret with former owner's name engraved. One knob is replacement. Appears to have been overspray on head stock. Original pickguard has been glued to face of guitar by neck and decorated with foil adhesive. Has non-original strap buttons. Neck appears to have been refinished and entire guitar may have been oversprayed. Has adhesive tape residue on sides and two small cracks in waist at lower bout on side. Hard case included. Condition: Fair.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2012
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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