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Gibson ES-120 T

Thinline electric acoustic guitar

Gibson ES-120 T

The ES-120T (and it's almost identical Epiphone sibling the Epiphone Granada) is a really interesting guitar. They were entry level instruments, yet absolutely beautifully built. Gibson may well have added fancy inlays and to it's more expensive guitars, but the humble ES-120T still got the fine body and neck woods, superbly assembled and finished in nitrocellulose. It's true, as players, they don't have the same range as the other ES guitars, lacking cutaways, and the PU-380 'Melody Maker' pickups were perhaps less refined than Gibson PAF humbuckers - but these guitars absolutely exude 60s Gibson quality. Try one!

The following description is taken from the 1970 Gibson catalogue

ES-120 T Good looks, fine performance and low price. These are the qualities that have made this electric Spanish guitar a favourite with amateur musicians. Features an exclusive, patented finger rest pickup.

FEATURES: Arched maple top and back, mahogany rims. Slim, fast, low action neck joins body at the 14th fret. Mahogany neck, adjustable truss rod. . Rosewood fingerboard, pearloid dot inlays. Adjustable rosewood bridge, chrome-plated trapeze tailpiece. Powerful pickup mounted off the body in finger rest. Individual tone and volume controls. Cord jack mounted on finger rest. 16 " wide, 20 " long, 1 " thin; 24 " scale, 20 frets.

ES-120T - Sunburst finish

519 - Faultless plush-lined case
304 - Archcraft plush-lined case
104 - Durabilt case
ZC-19 - Zipper cover for 519 case

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1966 GIBSON ES120-T / ES120T VINTAGE JAZZ GUITAR

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Vintage 1963 Gibson ES120T Hollowbody Electric Guitar

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HARD SHELL ARCH TOP CASE FITS GIBSON ES335 ES355 ES125T ES120T ES330 GUITARS

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Gibson ES-120T Vintage Guitar 1962-1971 Hidden Serial Number

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Vintage 1965 Gibson ES-120 T Hollow Body Electric Guitar Plays Great w/ Case

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Vintage Gibson ES-120 Electric Guitar Made in USA

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GIBSON VINTAGE 60'S ES 120 NICE CONDITION WITH HARD CASE

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Two 60's Gibson Pickup Melody Maker Epiphone Olympic Granada ES-120 Single Coil

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UK ebay listings

Gibson Vintage ES 120 with soft shell case

Current price: £850.52
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Vintage 1965 Gibson ES-120 T Hollow Body Electric Guitar Plays Great w/ Case

Current price: £984.50
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Gibson ES120T Thinline Hollowbody Vintage 1965! "Tone Monster" FREE SHIPPING!

Current price: £820.31
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GIBSON VINTAGE 60'S ES 120 NICE CONDITION WITH HARD CASE

Current price: £787.47
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GIBSON ES 120T 1965

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1965 Gibson ES-120 Beautiful Tobacco Sunburst Excellent

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HARD SHELL ARCH TOP CASE FITS GIBSON ES335 ES355 ES125T ES120T ES330 GUITARS

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Vintage Gibson ES-120 Electric Guitar Made in USA

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There are 2 comments on this article so far. Add your comment
Kris Comment left 12th December 2012 08:08:10
Gibson es120t condion fair.wouldlike to know the value.thanks
Bob Gregory Comment left 24th March 2013 20:08:57
I have 2 vintage guitars I would like to find the value of. ! is a Gibson Gibson ES120T SN86357, it is in good condition, very playable, all the electronics are in working order, just looks a little used, the other is a 1947 Martin 00018, SN 177409. Pretty worn out, The ribs on some of the face are showing, has some dents and scratches, very playable, still sounds great, and records real nice.

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