Gibson L-5CES, ES-175, ES-125
1962 Gibson Guitar and Amplifier Catalogue Page 15
Guitars and Parts for Sale
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.