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    1953 Gibson ES-175 Sunburst Archtop Electric Guitar, #Y5197 18. Moderate play-wear throughout. Shows several modifications. Neck pickup has been changed to mini-humbucker with home-made plastic surround and modified pickguard. Bridge is newer and wood based has been adhered to the top. Switch has been added where a potentiometer once was, and the other potentiometer hole has been capped. Tailpiece has been modified with extra holes. Frets show moderate wear. Headstock has been repaired and entire neck has been re-finished. The re-finish work affected the upper bout and back as there is darker finish and overspray. Jack area shows fracturing and has added plastic plate. Neck pickup has output but the bridge pickup is not functioning. Sold in "as-is" condition with heavy modification. Original hard case included. Condition: Fair.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    29th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 27
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