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Gibson / Custom Shop Historic ES-5 Switchmaster / 1995 / Vintage Sunburst / Guitar For Sale

From Gibson’s Custom Shop comes this 1995 Gibson Custom Shop Historic ES-5 Switchmaster in stunning vintage sunburst. The guitar came to us as part of a consignment of similar custom shop pieces. It’s completely original with a little tarnishing to the gold parts in places.

The lacquer is in sensational condition having been very well cared for. It comes with all the original documentation Its brilliant playing and sounding guitar, the trio of ‘57 classic humbuckers really delivering in this guitar. These guitars have a justified reputation amongst archtop players and this one is no exception.

It is also scarily close to an all original 1959 one we sold a few years back for £14,500..!

Techn. Details:

17” wide Archtop body, singlecutaway maple body with no center block, Multi bound top + back, Medium profile 3-piece maple neck with walnut stripes, Rosewood fretboard with double parallelogram inlays, 3x orig. Gibson “´57 Classic” humbucker pickups, 3x Volumen, 3x Tone control, 4-way switch, Fixed trapeze tailpiece, Gold plated hardware, Incl. original Gibson Custom Shop hardshell case.

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

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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