Gibson ES-355TDSV and ES345TD
1964 Gibson Electric Guitars Page 6
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Gibson Guitar and Bass 1964 catalogue. Page 6. Electric Spanish thinlines. Details of two of Gibson's top end models: the Gibson ES-355TD-SV with stereo wiring and varitone and the Gibson ES-345TD; both richly appointed with fancy fret position markers and gold plated hardware throughout. Note that this is the first catalogue image of the 355 with Maestro Vibrola, replacing the older side-to-side unit seen in the 1960 and 1962 catalogues.
The electric Spanish guitar, developed in the 1930s, enabled the guitarist to emerge from a background of rhythm performance into the spotlight of the soloist
1964 US zone 1 prices were as follows: ES-355TD-SV $725, ES-345TD $450 (Cherry finish $465)