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What could be better than the legendary ES-335? The ES-355! With all the features that make the ES-335 iconic - from the feedback-resistant semi-hollow body construction, two humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone controls, the legendary sonic versatility and exceptional playability - the ES-355 kicks it into overdrive with an ebony fretboard that's adorned with '50s pattern mother of pearl block inlays and 22 authentic medium-jumbo frets.
A split diamond headstock inlay, multi-ply binding and gold hardware further reinforce the fact that the ES-355 is the top-of-the-line ES model. This expertly crafted Custom Shop rendition's attention-to-detail makes it an outstanding recreation of the legendary and highly-prized 1959 ES-355.
The Murphy Lab 'Ultra Light Aged' finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of subtle playing wear — giving it the unique character, vibe and feel of an original example from Gibson's "Golden Era".
- Shape: ES-335
- Material: 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
- Centerblock: Solid Maple
- Binding: Multi-Ply
- Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer, Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
- Material: Solid Mahogany
- Profile: Authentic '59 Medium C-Shape
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Solid Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number of Frets: 22
- Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
- Nut Material: Nylon
- Nut Width: 1.687"
- Inlays: 1950s Pattern Mother of Pearl
- Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
- Bridge: ABR-1
- Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
- Knobs: Black Butyrate Top Hats with Dial Pointers
- Tuners: Kluson Waffleback with Pearloid Tips
- Plating: Gold, Murphy Lab Light Aged
- 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
- Strings: 10-46
- Case: Lifton 5-latch Custom Shop Hardshell
- Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity