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1959 Announcement of the Gibson ES345TD

From the May / June issue of Gibson Gazette

Gibson Gazette, May/June 1959

Gibson announced the ES-345T to dealers in May 1959, in the Gibson Gazette newsletter. The new stereo wiring was clearly a huge selling point; the guitar was listed alongside three Gibson stereo guitar amps.

Quite a few new instruments by Gibson debuted in 1959; alongside the ES-345, there was the ES-355T, ES-120T, the EB-0 bass guitar and an entire range of 11 amplifiers.

Announcement of the Gibson ES-345T electric guitar from 1959

NEW and first from Gibson..
true stereophonic sound for the guitar
New STEREO GUITAR ES-345T
More tonal effects than ever before!
New "Vari-tone" built-in tone selector... stereo wiring and Y cable
Three-position toggle switch... six pre-set tonalities at each position
Twin pickups in super-sensitive Gibson humbucking design, each with separate tone and volume controls
Mahogany neck... adiustable truss rod construction
Adjustable Tune-O-Matic bridge and tailpiece for perfect intonation

Now - the surrounding sound of stereo comes to the guitar, and music becomes magic... an exciting, thrilling experience for player and listener alike. This new Gibson can produce any sound you’ve ever heard from any guitar. The "Vari-tone" switch produces 18 separate sounds and creates hundreds of voices when coupled with tone controls. Though marvelously versatile, it is uncomplicated... may be used with stereophonic monaural, or two-channel amplifier. The double cutaway thin body jazz construction brings you the finest sustain and tone color with Gibson's low, fast, professional string action. In gleaming golden sunburst finish.

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Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this original 1950's, 1960 Gibson case for an ES-330, ES-335, ES-345, or ES-355 . It has a lot of wear, but still functions as a great case. All Illinois residents please add 8 75% sales tax. We are happy to ship internationally, and have CITES certificates available for rosewood exports.... more

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1966 Gibson ES-345 Cherry Red (GIE1065)

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1970 Gibson ES-345TD Sunburst Finish Original Vintage Electric Guitar w / HSC

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1970 Gibson ES-345 Vintage Electric GuitarOriginal Sunburst FinishExcellent Overall Condition With No Cracks, Issues, Or RepairsAll Original Parts Except Correct Replacement Witch Hat KnobsOriginal Stereo Model With Varitone IntactProfessionally Set Up In Our Shop And Plays Excellent With No IssuesHas The Narrower Late 60s Gibson Nut Width (See Photos) Original Frets In Very Good ConditionComes With The Era Correct Hardshell Case Shown In Photos USA Made SEE ALL PHOTOS BELOW: SHIPPING: Shipping ... more

RARE 1968 Gibson ES-355 TD MONO Custom Color SPARKLING BURGUNDY 335 345

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1968 Gibson ES-355TD Sparkling Burgundy w / OHSC! This is a really cool and very rare 1960's Gibson ES-355. The finish is factory custom color Sparkling Burgundy! Lenny Kravitz plays one of these as shown in one photo. You see a decent amount of ES-330's and ES-335's in this finish, but hardly any ES-355's. The guitar has a beautifully faded top that is very attractive unlike many of these. The guitar plays and sounds great! 1-9 / 16" nut width with a fairly fat neck. The guitar is nice and ... more

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Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1975 Gibson Stereo ES-345 in its original custom ordered WHITE finish. It has a very nice straight neck with great frets. It's all original with the exception of the added '70's Gibson Vibrato which was added shortly after the guitar was purchased new. The original trapeze tailpiece is included along with the original case, hang tags, adjustment wrench, switchcraft stereo cable, a photo of the original owner and the ... more

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