Gibson 1970 thinline catalogue page 7
Guitars and Parts for Sale
Gibson 1970 thinline catalogue, page 7. Details of the model that launched the ES thinline series, the ES-335TD, shown in Cherry finish, though also available in Sunburst, and for the first time offered in Walnut.
An outstanding performer for ensembles, recording, radio or TV ...and it sells for a very modest price. The thin double cutaway and fast, low action neck allows easy access to upper register
The ES-335TD was by far the best selling Gibson thinline in 1970, with 2040 instrument shipped: 794 Cherry (39%), 664 Walnut (33%), 582 Sunburst (28%) - compared to just 403 ES-330s, 373 ES-345s and 135 ES-355s.
March 1970 US zone 1 price of the Gibson ES-335TD was $455, rising to $475 in the September price list of that year.
See also the twelve string version of the 335, shown on page 11.