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Gibson ES330TD and ES175D electric acoustic guitars

1965/66 Selmer 'Guitars and Accessories' catalog Page 30

This page details two Gibson electric acoustic guitars available in 1966: the thinline ES330TD and the full bodied ES175D jazz guitar. These two guitars are shown together in the 1963/1964 Selmer catalog, with the same image used for the ES-175; however the ES-330 is now updated to show a guitar with block rather than dot neck inlays.

Along with the other semi-acoustics on the previous two pages, these guitars were some of the most popular in the Gibson line, but were by no means the only instruments available. See the 1966 US Gibson catalog for a more complete view of what was available from Gibson at the time.

1965/66 Selmer "Guitars and Accessories" catalog, page 30: Gibson ES330TD and ES175D electric acoustic guitars
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1968 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst w /  Pat # Pickups

1968 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Sunburst w / Pat # Pickups

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

$7500

Up for sale, a 1968 Gibson ES-175D in exceptional condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. A clean vintage example, this ES-175 boasts its original "patent sticker" humbuckers, delivering a detailed and dynamic range of tones. Acoustically, the fully hollow maple body delivers a big, open sound with both the immediate attack and clarity of maple, and an airy, smooth quality befitting the hollowbody construction. These patent sticker humbuckers both meter in the mid... more
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1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry Vintage Electric Guitar Excellent w / Pro setup OHSC

1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry Vintage Electric Guitar Excellent w / Pro setup OHSC

Hopewell, New Jersey, 085**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5825

1966 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry Vintage Electric Guitar Excellent condition straight neck & very low playing time on this one. She sports a pro setup with low action. The Original Hard Shell Case well worth $500 on its own. Excellent Condition and new strings 10's. In this condition they are rare as this is one of 1151 Cherry ES-330 TDC's produced in 1966. The serial number is 887311. The neck joint at the 16th fret confirms she was born in 1966. Polished , neck lemon oiled, new set of ... more
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1967 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst

1967 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6999

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1959 Gibson ES 175D Natual Electric Guitar 1 of 37 Cleanest one ever

1959 Gibson ES 175D Natual Electric Guitar 1 of 37 Cleanest one ever

Hopewell, New Jersey, 085**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$37799

1959 Gibson ES 175D Natural Holy Grail PAF??s Gibson hang tag (shown in pic). This one is the cleanest one I ever saw and judging by the two for sale on now by reputable dealers both asking about $40, 000 for a ??good condition?? one not nearly as clean or all original or barely played at all like this one. This is one of 37 natural ES175D sold in 1959
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1967 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry - All Original

1967 Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry - All Original

Calabasas, California, 913**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5700

1967 Gibson ES-330 in very good condition with a lot of character! Sounds amazing!

Has some wear and tear as pictured, that's normal for an almost 60 year old guitar.

Comes with the original case as well!
The case has seen better days. It was duct taped together by a previous owner. I got most of the tape off, and as much of the residue as I could.

It's a beautiful guitar in great condition, plays really well and is all original except for a ... more
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original 1962 Gibson ES-330 Sunburst

original 1962 Gibson ES-330 Sunburst

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8190


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1962 Gibson ES-330 in its original Sunburst finish. It has a great playing neck with good frets. It's all original and 100% complete. The pictured period correct Gibson hardshell case is included, but it housed a guitar with a Bigsby at one time. This ES-330 is in great condition with only some minor nicks + dings, finish checking and other cosmetic wear. The guitar itself remains structurally sound with no ... more
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Vintage Gibson ES-175D Sunburst 1969

Vintage Gibson ES-175D Sunburst 1969

Brookfield, Wisconsin, 530**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6499


Vintage Gibson ES-175D Sunburst 1969
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A true vintage beauty & in great shape for its age. The sunburst finish looks marvelous over some pretty bird's eye figuring in the body. The slender profile neck is very comfortable to play up & down the fretboard. The guitar has a natural, woody acoustic resonance, but when plugged in the double humbuckers offer warm, rich tones.
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1972 Gibson ES-330

1972 Gibson ES-330

Los Angeles, California, 900**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

A work of art from 1972, all electronics are original... more
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1957 Gibson ES-175 D

1957 Gibson ES-175 D

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

$15995

1957Gibson ES-175 D, Gorgeous! Early First year PAF humbuckers (pre stickers), LovelyTobacco Sunburst finish, Full feeling ??57 neck profile, Had an added Bigsby thatwas removed and the original ??zig zag?? tailpiece is back on, Nice player, Greatguitar, One owner, EC+, Original Brown Hard Case... more
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Vintage 1950s Gibson Rosewood Archtop Bridge and Base - L-5ces, Super 400 ES175

Vintage 1950's Gibson Rosewood Archtop Bridge and Base - L-5ces, Super 400 ES175

Chicago, Illinois, 606**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$495

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1954 Gibson ES175D Guitar

1954 Gibson ES175D Guitar

Mesquite, Texas, 751**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7000

1954 Gibson ES175 D Guitar Good playing and warm sound missing pickguard .and has changed tailpiece comes wiht non original case
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$60 shipping to lower 48 states. Will Ship Overseas. Shipping will Vary. Buyer responsible for international shipping and any import taxes.... more
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1962 Gibson ES-330T Hollowbody Electric Guitar Sunburst ES330

1962 Gibson ES-330T Hollowbody Electric Guitar Sunburst ES330

Des Plaines, Illinois, 600**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7139

For your supreme viewing pleasure is this marvelous vintage Gibson ES-330T hollowbody electric guitar in original Sunburst finish. The serial number dates it to 1962. This beauty queen is all original aside from the Gotoh aged nickel bridge. The original ABR-1 bridge is included but not installed as it's missing the B string saddle. All original pots, tuners, knobs, pickguard, and tailpiece. The G string tuner post has an ever so slight bend that does not affect the tuning and is almost not ... more
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1966 Gibson ES-330-TDC Cherry

1966 Gibson ES-330-TDC Cherry

Syracuse, New York, 132**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5000

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1956 Gibson ES-175  - Sunburst

1956 Gibson ES-175 - Sunburst

Fredericksburg, Virginia, 224**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6200

One of the most versatile hollow archtop guitars ever made, the ES-175 has prominent roles in rock, jazz, blues, country, prog?? you name it. Owed mainly to its evolving construct, the 1950s version featured P-90 single coil pickups, a trapeze tailpiece, the iconic Florentine cutaway, maple body and neck and Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. This guitar is all original and ready to go. W / HSC
Listed14 days agoConditionVery Good (Used)Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches ... more
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1960 Gibson ES-330T - All 1959 Specs Big Chunky Neck, Sunburst, Vintage ES330! H

1960 Gibson ES-330T - All 1959 Specs Big Chunky Neck, Sunburst, Vintage ES330! H

Lee's Summit, Missouri, 640**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$7000


1960 Gibson ES-330T '59 Specs Big Neck!
Good old early 1960 Gibson ES-330T with all 1959 specs! The guitar feels great and sounds excellent. The guitar is all original. The guitar plays easy with the original frets intact and in good shape. The guitar features one powerful P90 pickup, the original ABR-1 (shaved on one side), original amber bonnet knobs, trapeze tailpiece, and single line Kluson tuners. Chunky 50's feeling neck. R factory order number. The guitar is ... more
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1968 Gibson ES-330 TDC Vintage Hollowbody Sparkling Burgundy, Near Mint w /  Case

1968 Gibson ES-330 TDC Vintage Hollowbody Sparkling Burgundy, Near Mint w / Case

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

$9500

Up for sale, a 1968 Gibson ES-330TD in near-mint, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. Finished in Sparkling Burgundy, this particular example is very bold and unfaded in its presentation, with sparingly little of the oxidation and color shifting emblematic of how this finish ages. A rare iteration of the ES-330 with features spanning only 1968-69, this guitar boasts a one-piece mahogany neck and 19th fret neck joint, allowing easier ... more
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1966 Gibson ES-330 TD Vintage Hollowbody Guitar Ice Tea Sunburst, Near-Mint

1966 Gibson ES-330 TD Vintage Hollowbody Guitar Ice Tea Sunburst, Near-Mint

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

$8800

Up for sale, a 1966 Gibson ES-330TD in 100% original, collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. A stunningly well-preserved vintage Gibson, the guitar features a lightly figured maple body finished in Ice Tea Sunburst
Highlighting both the clarity and note attack of maple and the airy quality of the fully hollow construction, this Gibson has a relaxed, smooth natural acoustic tone that translates well through the pickups. The P-90s have a glassy ... more
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1975 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst w /  T Tops

1975 Gibson ES-175 D Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst w / T Tops

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

$5400

Up for sale, a 1975 Gibson ES-175D in exceptional condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. This ES-175 boasts its original patent number T Top humbuckers, delivering a detailed and dynamic range of tones. The fully hollow maple body gives the guitar both the immediate attack and clarity of maple, but also an airy quality and smoothness befitting the hollowbody construction. Authoritative and particularly clear and bell-like on the neck pickup, this ES-175 really ... more
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Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Hollow Body Electric Guitar with case vintage 1977

Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Hollow Body Electric Guitar with case vintage 1977

West Chester, Pennsylvania, 193**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4000

vintage 1977 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Hollow Body Electric GUitar. Comes with original case
Setup for optimal playability with Daddario EXL110 10-46 (3 / 11 / 24)
Case has a broken latch
Guitar weighs 7lb 2oz
s / n 73477119
Notes
- Seam on side at lower bout, treble side appears to have separated and been glued. Repair appears stable
Some finish has been scraped from the side and the side remains about
1 / 64" proud of the binding. Interior photos show no glue drippage... more
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1968 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Electric Guitar Archtop Hollow Body #509180

1968 Gibson ES-175D Sunburst Electric Guitar Archtop Hollow Body #509180

Columbia, South Carolina, 292**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8500

This is a BEAUTY and a great collectors dream. Gibson Es-175D. ALL parts are original and in great playing condition. Comes with the Gibson case. From the product number it was union manufactured from 1968-70. If you have any questions or need additional views please contact me
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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.