Made 2 Measure 1959 ES-335 Reissue tweaked by the minds of Guitar Riot fresh in from the Gibson Custom Shop and Murphy Lab! We took a 1959 ES-335 and added split parallelogram inlays, a trapeze tailpiece, Grover tuners, and the Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aging package.
Weight: 8 lbs 5 oz
Serial Number: A921088
Neck depth 1st fret: .90"
Neck depth 12th fret: .96"
The Historic Reissue ES-335 is back and better than ever, thanks to a year of studying, scanning, and listening to original examples. The expert craftspeople at Gibson Custom Shop have rendered every contour, profile, inlay, and color of the priceless vintage models in magnificent detail. The result is a playing and ownership experience that will keep you coming back for more. The 1959 ES™ Reissue models feature rounded cutaways, Medium C-shape neck profiles scanned from originals, dot inlays, and vintage-replica parts. It also features Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of natural play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.
Body Shape: ES-335
Body Material: 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Centerblock: Solid Maple
Binding: 1-Ply Royalite
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer; Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
Material: Solid Mahogany
Profile: Authentic '59 Medium C-Shape
Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.69" / 42.85mm
Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Headstock inlay: Gibson logo and Crown inlay, both in Mother of Pearl
Finish: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Saddle Material: Nickel-plated Brass
Tuning Machines: Grover
Pickguard: Black 5-Ply Wide Bevel
TrussRod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs: Amber Butyrate Top Hats
Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
Mounting Rings: Black M69 Medium & Tall
Pickup Covers: Authentic Profile Nickel Silver
Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft