Gibson / Custom Shop EDS 1275 / 2016 / Cherry / Guitar For Sale

A guitar that needs no introudction or any The EDS-1275 is one of the most instantly recognisable guitars ever. Combining a 12-string and a 6-string guitar in one with a distinct SG-style body, the EDS-1275 has become a rock icon, and now the Gibson Custom Shop have brought it back to give a new generation of players the chance to own this unique and inspiring instrument.

Body and Neck(s) The EDS-1275 follows the tried and tested Gibson formula of a mahogany body with a mahogany neck, or necks in this case. The body itself is made from a single piece of mahogany and is finished with nitrocellulose lacquer so it’ll age and wear gracefully as you play it over the years.

Both necks have a Slim C shape which fits comfortably in the hand and makes switching between the two necks a breeze. The necks are topped with 12” radius rosewood fingerboards which provide a smooth, natural-feeling fretting surface that’s comfortable for both chords and soloing alike.

Pickups At the heart of the EDS-1275 are four Alnico 3 Gibson Custombuckers. These pickups are a recreation of Gibson’s legendary PAF humbuckers that helped define the sound of rock from the 50s and beyond. Mellower than modern humbuckers, these pickups still pack plenty of punch but with a smoothness and roundness to the tone. From warm jazz tones to powerful rock these pickups can handle it all. In addition to the usual three-way pickup selector you also get a three way neck selector so you can switch between the 6-string and 12-string side or set it in the middle and have both accessible at the same time.

Specifications Body Body Shape: EDS-1275 Body Material: 1-Piece Solid Mahogany Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Neck Material: Solid Mahogany Profile: Slim C-Shape Scale Length: 24.75” Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood Fingerboard Radius: 12” Number Of Frets: 20 Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo Nut Material: Corian Nut Width: 1.687” End of Board Width: 2.24” Inlays: Celluloid Split Parallelogram Hardware Finish: Nickel Bridge: ABR-1 Tailpiece: Nickel 6/12 1275 Tuning Machines: Gibson Deluxe, Double Ring Pickguard: Black 5-Ply Truss Rod Cover: Molded Custom Control Knobs: Black Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts Switch Tip: Black Control Covers: Black Strap Buttons: Aluminum Mounting Rings: Black M69 Pickup Covers: Nickel Electronics Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted) Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted) Controls: Switchcraft Toggle Switch - EDS-1275 Pickup Selector: EDS-1275 Miscellaneous Strings Gauge: 6 String - .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046; 12 String - .010, .014, .024, .009, .030, .012, .040, .018, .048, .0.28 Case: Gibson Hard Shell Case

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
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Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

Payment and p/x:

All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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