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An Undeniable Recreation

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 Ultra Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of light play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.
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1959 ES-335 Ebony Ultra Light Aged Specifications

Body

Body Shape
ES-335
Body Material
3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Centerblock
Solid Maple
Weight Relief
None
Finish
Nitrocellulose Lacquer; Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged

Neck

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

Hardware

Finish
Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Tuner Plating
Nickel
Bridge
ABR-1
Saddle Material
Nickel-plated Brass
Tailpiece
Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines
Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
Pickguard
Black 5-Ply Wide Bevel
TrussRod
Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover
Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs
Black Butyrate Top Hats with Dial Pointers
Switch Tip
Amber Catalin
Mounting Rings
Black M69 Medium & Tall
Pickup Covers
Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

Electronics

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

Miscellaneous

Strings Gauge
.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case
Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
Accessories
Certificate of Authenticity

In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice.