Gibson L-5CES, ES-175, ES-125
1962 Gibson Guitar and Amplifier Catalogue Page 15
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Gibson 1962 guitar and amplifier catalogue. Page 15. The Electric Spanish acoustic series continues with three quite different hollow body electrics; the Gibson L-5 CES, a very fine archtop, with price to match; probably the best known Gibson jazz guitar, the ES-175, available with one (ES-175) or two (ES-175D) pickups; and the most competetively priced guitar in this series, the non-cutaway ES-125.
1962 USA zone 1 prices for these guitars are as follows: (from the Oct 1962 price list) L-5CES $715 ($730 with natural finish); ES-175 $275; ES-175D $340 ($355 with natural finish); ES-125 $172.50.