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Gibson ES-125TD

1970 Gibson 'thin electric acoustics' catalog page 9

Gibson 1970 thinline catalog page 9. Details of the dual pickup ES-125TDC (pictured) and the single pickup ES-125TC. This was the last Gibson catalog to include them, as they were deleted by the end of 1970.

The thinline ES-125 guitars were visually very appealing, in vibrant Cherry Sunburst, with bound body and Florentine cutaway, though they were moderately appointed; just simple dog-ear P90 pickups, dot neck position markers, and no headstock inlays beyond the Gibson logo. But sales had dropped significantly since the peak years of 1966-67. In 1966 Gibson shipped 1587 thinline cutaway ES-125s, compared to just 91 in 1970.

Ideal for home or professional playing, the ES-125TDC is an economically priced guitar that is lightweight for easy playability. Features an arched maple top with deep, modern cutaway.

The March 1970 US zone 1 price of the Gibson ES-125TDC was $355, and it was not included in the September 1970 list. Interestingly, despite being included here, the single pickup ES-125TC is not included in either 1970 price list.

1970 Gibson thin electric acoustics catalog, page 9: Gibson ES-125TD
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1950S   Gibson   ES 125 TC  Electric Guitar

1950'S Gibson ES 125 TC Electric Guitar

San Diego, California, 921**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This 1950's Gibson ES 125 TC electric guitar is a rare gem for any musician. Crafted with precision and care, this right-handed guitar features a hollow body type and 6-string configuration, making it perfect for any music genre. Its brand, Gibson, is synonymous with quality and excellence in guitar manufacturing. The guitar's model year is in the 1950s, making it a vintage piece that is perfect for collectors and musicians alike. Its model, ES-125, is a classic and sought-after item that is ... more
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1965 Gibson ES-125T Electric Guitar ES-125TD 2 Pickup Conversion Vintage P-90s

1965 Gibson ES-125T Electric Guitar ES-125TD 2 Pickup Conversion Vintage P-90's

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage 1965 & A Super Cool Player
Gibson ES-125T Electric Guitar ES-125TD 2 Pickup Conversion
Original With The Exception Of Added Real 1950s P-90 (other is original to the guitar), Tuning Peg Bushings & Unsure of the Pots
SN 282670
Sounds & Plays Excellent
This is an older conversion that was done beautifully. Upon completion, a "D" magically appeared at the end of the ES-125T ink stamp
If your seeing something of concern not described below, please ask
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1965 Gibson ES-125 TC Vintage Hollowbody Guitar w /  1 11 / 16" Nut, Case

1965 Gibson ES-125 TC Vintage Hollowbody Guitar w / 1 11 / 16" Nut, Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1965 Gibson ES-125TC in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. Introduced in 1960, this ES-125TC (Thinline Cutaway) model features all maple body construction and a nitro lacquer Cherry Sunburst top that has aged to a uniform trans amber. Produced in the first half of '65, this ES-125TC retains a full traditional 1 11 / 16" nut width
The tonewood complement is rounded out by a one-piece Honduran mahogany neck and Brazilian ... more
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1967 Gibson ES-125TDC a 1 owner from new example its a 1 of a kind & its Minty !

1967 Gibson ES-125TDC a 1 owner from new example its a 1 of a kind & its Minty !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


The is a very rare trasitional late production 1967 Gibson ES-125TDC just acquired from its 1 & only owner, a Mr. Mike Gerard, purchased at Sam Ash in Hempstead New York. Its a thinline, full hollow ??Archtop?? guitar based on the ES-125, produced by Gibson between 1960 and 1970, which to many people is one of the most under appreciated vintage Gibson guitars out there. It??s got a very cool Ice Tea Sunburst finish only made during its last few years of production. Its 1 piece mahogany neck ... more
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1950 Gibson ES-125 Archtop Guitar

1950 Gibson ES-125 Archtop Guitar

Skyforest, California, 923**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1950 Gibson ES-125 in players condition This guitar plays well, and sounds great. The P-90 has a lot of bark and bottom. The guitar is mostly original with exception of new tuners, tailpiece, and refret. Also has these really cool antique Sylvania radio knobs in place of the original volume / tone knobs that kinda?? gives it the 30s es-150 vibe. The guitar was refinished at some point, not the best job out there, but certainly adds to the mojo relic feel. Lots of genuine checking, scratches, and... more
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1956 Gibson ES-125 - 16-inch Electric Archtop - Sunburst

1956 Gibson ES-125 - 16-inch Electric Archtop - Sunburst

Piedmont, South Carolina, 296**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


The ES-125 remains the most economical way to get a vintage Gibson electric archtop guitar. If you don't need a cutaway, you can get a guitar that has the great tone of a P90 ES-175 for about half the price. These vintage 1950s P90s are all over the top recordings of the era, used by many of the jazz greats, like Jim Hall and Herb Ellis
This one appears in all original condition, except for the replacement Kluson Deluxe tuners that are currently on the guitar (the functional original ... more
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Gibson ES-125T Thinline, Hollow-Body (1957)

Gibson ES-125T Thinline, Hollow-Body (1957)

Mansfield, Ohio, 449**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Metronome Music inspects and test all used gear before listing and again before shipping. Photographs are of the product that will ship and accurately represent condition and appearance.
FON: U9342 10
This Gibson ES-125T was manufactured in 1957 and is in very good condition overall, The sunburst top and dark stained back and sides have visible wear and checking but most of the finish is intact. The tuning machines have been replaced. The frets are original and only show minor wear... more
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1964 Gibson ES-125 TC

1964 Gibson ES-125 TC

Loveland, Ohio, 451**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1964 Gibson ES-125 TC, Vibrant Cherry Sunburst finish, Wideat the nut, Nice looking figured Maple top, P-90 pickup, Nickel single line Klusontuners, Gold knobs, Tortoise guard, Light weight, Resonant, Acousticallyrobust, Nicely setup, Excellent condition, Worn Original soft alligator case.
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RARE Vintage 1968 Gibson ES125 TDC With Original Case P90 Pickups

RARE Vintage 1968 Gibson ES125 TDC With Original Case P90 Pickups

Lewiston, Maine, 042**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This guitar has been fully tested and plays great. This 1968 Gibson has had a headstock repair done, does not have the original tuners and does have P90 pickups. The pick guard is missing the top spacer and the body does have lacquer cracking all around however does not go through the wood. As you can see in the video above the guitar plays and sounds great!!!! Please ask questions about guitar before purchasing.
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1951- 52 GIBSON ES-125 Arch top F-hole original Electric Guitar ES125 Good Cond

1951- 52 GIBSON ES-125 Arch top F-hole original Electric Guitar ES125 Good Cond



This is a very cool old guitar. I really like the finish on this one, the finish shows only light wear. It was built in 1951 or 1952 at least that is my best guess I could not find a date on this so the date is my best guess.
It is in Nice condition overall, all parts appear to be original. It is missing the end pin, and the ... more
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Gibson ES-125TDC 1968 with Embossed P90 Cover, RARE

Gibson ES-125TDC 1968 with Embossed P90 Cover, RARE

Pottersville, New Jersey, 079**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


A unique and extremely rare version of the ES-125TDC, circa 1968, with Gibson-embossed P90 cover (Neck) and a brown Mahogany headstock. All original parts, save the bridge, which the original owner replaced with a Grotoh TOM. The embossed Gibson P90 neck cover is something extremely unusual for this model, and the (clear bobbin) P90s pickups sound absolutely incredible in this vintage guitar

This gem was gigged extensively as the main rig for an East coast jazz guitarist for better ... more
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1969 Gibson ES-125 Electric Guitar Cherry Sunburst W / Case Great Cond W / Hang Tag!

1969 Gibson ES-125 Electric Guitar Cherry Sunburst W / Case Great Cond W / Hang Tag!

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage & Repair Free
1969 Gibson ES-125 Hollowbody Electric Guitar
With Original Hang Tag & Vintage Gator Chip Board Case Pictured (harder than your average chipboard case)
Low Action & Is A True Player!!
Finish: Black Lighted & 100% Original & Repair / Crack Free
Tuning Pegs: Original
Strap Buttons: Non Original
Pickup, pots & wiring: Original
Pick Guard & Mounting Hardware: Not Sure. It Glows Under Black Light
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1955 Gibson ES-125 Semi-Hollow Body Guitar W /  Case

1955 Gibson ES-125 Semi-Hollow Body Guitar W / Case

Whitesboro, New York, 134**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Set up and ready to play. Frets are good, neck is good and the electronics are clean. Case is inlcuded. Gutiar has some scratches and signs of use but overall is very good condition for the year. Doesnt show any signs of any major repairs, machine heads have been changed but otherwise looks to be original.
Solid Honduras mahogany neck, arched slab-cut maple back and top; mahogany sides; solid Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge
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1962 Gibson ES-125 TDC

1962 Gibson ES-125 TDC

Hillsborough, New Jersey, 088**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


The 1962 Gibson ES-125 TDC is an electric guitar from the Gibson ES series. It features a cherry sunburst body color and belongs to the ES-125 model. This vintage guitar was released in 1962 and is a part of the Musical Instruments & Gear category under Guitars & Basses. Serial #81278.
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1964 Gibson ES-125 TDC Vintage Thinline Hollowbody Guitar, Near-Mint w /  Case

1964 Gibson ES-125 TDC Vintage Thinline Hollowbody Guitar, Near-Mint w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1964 Gibson ES-125TDC in near-mint condition and in perfect working order, finished in Ice Tea Sunburst and complete with the original chipboard case. Introduced in 1960, this early and stunningly-clean example of the ES-125TDC (Thinline Double Cutaway) model is 100% original save for a bone nut and pair of vintage strap buttons
The fully hollow maple body is paired with a one-piece Honduran mahogany neck capped with a Brazilian rosewood fretboard. The natural acoustic ... more
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1975-76  Gibson ES 125 D guitar  norlin era serial number 395503

1975-76 Gibson ES 125 D guitar norlin era serial number 395503

Tulare, California, 932**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


used this is a players guitar please refer to pictures
possible neck resest
top recessed by neck
please refer to pictures and ill try to answer any questions you have
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1952 GIBSON  ES-125 Arch top F-hole Electric w Original Hard-shell Case

1952 GIBSON ES-125 Arch top F-hole Electric w Original Hard-shell Case



1952 GIBSON ES-125 Arch top F-hole Electric w Original Hard-shell Case
This is part of a recently retired Gentlemen's collection as he has decided to thin down the heard and use the money to take some vacations
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1957 Gibson ES125. Collector / Investment Grade In Pristine Condition All Original

1957 Gibson ES125. Collector / Investment Grade In Pristine Condition All Original

Stourbridge, DY9***, UNITED KINGDOM


Here we go. 1957 Gibson ES 125 in super rare colour of Argentine Grey. This is a Time Machine guitar in absolutely pristine condition apart from one tiny mark on the front upper bout, (see pic)
Features all original everything. Nothing has been replaced, fettled or repaired. Golden age P90 pick up does just about anything you want it to, from cool jazz to rock, and sounds awesome acoustically. No real wear to anything. The nickel and colour is as bright and shiny as the day it was put on. ... more
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Gibson ES125 TDC - made in USA in late 1961 - cherry sunburst - vgc.

Gibson ES125 TDC - made in USA in late 1961 - cherry sunburst - vgc.



Gibson ES125 TDC made in the USA and dated by the serial number 41536 to late 1961. The letters TDC stand for thinline, double pickups and cherry sunburst. The back and sides are in cherry and the body is fully bound and the soundholes are painted red from new. The two pickups are working well and each has a volume and tone control plus there is a three-way pickup selector switch - all working and with a very good variation of sound. It holds its tuning extremely well - after a couple of years ... more
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Gibson1961-  ES125TDC - Vintage - 2nd Hand

Gibson1961- ES125TDC - Vintage - 2nd Hand


AU $7995

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1959 Hofner CommitteeThe Hofner Committee was a truly beautiful guitar produced in Germany, primarily for the UK market. It was a large bodied (initially 17 1/2") guitar with a carved spruce top, available as an acoustic or electric guitar. By the early sixties the carved top was replaced with a laminate, and although still a very fine guitar, the earlier carved top examples, with frondose headstock (like the example shown here) are far more highly prized amongst musicians and vintage guitar collectors.

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins TennesseanThe Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, or model 6119 was Gretsch's best selling hollow body of the 1960s. This wonderfully faded example from 1965 was originally Dark Cherry Red, but has turned a mid-orange brown. The original color, however, can be seen underneath the pickup surrounds. 1965 specs: maple body, two-piece neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard and Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil pickups. Nickel plated Gretsch Bigsby tailpiece.

1965 Gretsch 'For the Spectacular Sound of the Times' guitar and amp catalog

1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.