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    1959 Gibson ES-335 Sunburst Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar, #A31589. Moderate checking and play wear. Quarter size area of buckle rash on the back. Good quality re-fret. Neck pickup has been changed to later 1960's T-Top. Covers have been removed from both pickups. One screw is missing in the neck pickup ring. License number has been etched into the slug coil of the original P.A.F. in bridge position and at heel of neck. Evidence of changed tuners but no extra holes. Some evidence of enlarged shaft holes. Single line Klusons with possibly replaced buttons. Saddles appear to have been replaced on non-wire chrome plated ABR-1 bridge. One replaced thumbwheel. Gretsch style Bigsby was installed and removed at one point with professionally filled holes near strap button but no holes in top. Some overspray in repaired area. Faded area on top from pad of Bigsby. Large finish check at bass side tailpiece post but there are no cracks as this is a plywood top. Original hard case included. Condition: Fair. Price Guide Value $30,000



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    18th Friday
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