Gibson ES-125 TDC

Thinline single cutaway, dual pickup guitar

Gibson ES-125 TDC description | ES-125 TDC catalogues / Shipping

The ES-125TDC was a dual pickup version of the ES-125TC, identical in every way save the pickups and associated controls. It was available between 1960 and 1970, with a peak year of 1967. In total 5558 guitars were shipped in this time (see ES-125TDC shipping figures).

Gibson ES-125 TDC
Model: ES-125TDC
Available: 1960-1970
Total production:5558 (ES-125TDC)
Pickups: 2 dog-ear P90s
Scale: 24 3/4"
Body: Hollow body. Maple top, back and sides. 16 1/4" wide, 20 1/4" long, 1 3/4" thin
Neck: One-piece mahogany, changing to a three-piece laminate towards the end of the 1960s. Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays. 20 frets.
Hardware Rosewood adjustable bridge, trapeze tailpiece "3 on a plate" enclosed gear tuners, ivoroid buttons. Metal parts initially nickel plated, later chrome. Volume and tone control for each pickup. Three way pickup selector switch.
Finishes Sunburst / Cherry sunburst

The following description is taken from the 1970 Gibson thinline catalogue

ES-125 TDC - Cutaway Ideal for home or professional playing, the ES-125TDC is an economically priced guitar that is light weight for easy playability. Features an arched maple top with deep, modern cutaway.

FEATURES: Arched maple top and back with matching rims, chrome-plated metal parts. Slim, fast, low action neck joins body at the 14th fret. Laminated mahogany neck, adjustable truss rod. Rosewood fingerboard, pearl dot inlays. Powerful pickups with individually adjustable pole-pieces. Separate tone and volume controls. 16 1/4" wide, 20 1/4" long, 1 3/4" thin; 24 3/4" scale, 20 frets.

ES-125TDC - Double pickups - Sunburst finish ES-125TC - Single pickup - 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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