2016 Gibson Memphis ES-175F (Figured)
Summary: 2016 Gibson Memphis ES-175F (Figured) is a beautiful example of the height of Gibson artisanship.The Gibson ES-175 Electric Guitar debuted in 1949. With a comfortable body size and stylish pointed cutaway, it quickly became the most popular guitar of the jazz world. Binding on the top, back, and fretboard, combined with a trapeze tailpiece and parallelogram fretboard inlays, provides a big touch of class. Traditional Gibson design and 2 '57 Classic humbuckers dish out huge helpings of tone.
Body: Maple/Poplar/Maple (AAA Figured Maple) top with Maple/Poplar/Maple back and sides in a vintage Sunburst finish.
Neck: Mahogany with a Rosewood fingerboard, 24.75” scale length, 1.68” nut width, 20 frets, Mother of Pearl split parallelogram inlays.
Pickups/Hardware: ‘57 Classic humbucking pickups,vintage tulip tuning keys, trapeze tailpiece.
Cosmetics: This guitar is in excellent shape. It has light surface scratches, but the lightest of wear on the body. The back of the neck is clean, and the frets show minimal wear. The back has the lightest buckle rash. Overall, this guitar plays very well and sounds fantastic.
Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.
Weight: 7.80 lbs.
Case: This guitar ships with its original case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.