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The Gibson ES-175  is a hollow body Jazz electric guitar manufactured from 1949 till 2019. The first ES-175s were released with a sunburst finish and a retail price of $175.


Equipped with one P90 pickup (ES175) it was available with two P90 (1953-57) and then humbuckers starting in 1958 (one or two).


Played by many artists such as John Fruciante, The Edge, Philip Catherine , Andy Summers, Steve Howe, BB King, Mick Jones, John Fogerty, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Kenny Burrel, Jim Hall, Herb Ellis... just to name a few.


This one was produced in 1968 and bears the though after blonde finish officially called "natural".


One of only 45 natural produced in 1968 (compared to 949 in sunburst finished).


This 1968 model has two humbucker pickups , Zig-zag tailpiece (dropped in 1969-70), "sombrero"  knobs, scratchplate with screw fitting to the top (from 1967) and early "Gibson Deluxe" stamped Kluson tuners.


It is in great condition with a replaced bracing only (invisible). Comes with original Gibson hardcase.


Serial : 523577

Case : original Gibson case

1968 Gibson ES175DN

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