Gibson / ES-150 / 1940 / Sunburst / Guitar For Sale
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Here's a vintage guitar you don't come across everyday : a 1940 Gibson ES-150 !
The Gibson ES-150 is regarded as the world's first commercial successful electrical guitar. 'ES' stands for 'Electric Spanish' and the '150' was added because the guitar together with and EH-150 amp and a cable costed 150 USD at the time. Gibson ES-150 guitars were made between 1936-1942 and 1946-1956.
The serial number is not visible anymore - as this often is the case with those old guitars - but based on the pearl script logo and the pick-up, this guitar comes from 1940-1942.
Original grover open gear tuners with oval keys
One piece mahogany neck topped with brazilian rosewood fingerboard
Bound body (top and back)
Hand carved solid spruce top with beautiful original sunburst finish with just the right amount of play ware.
Solid figured maple back and sides
Original adjustable brazilian rozewood bridge
Original nickle trapeze tail piece
Original rectangular metal covered pickup (pre-P90) with original bakelite arrow knobs
The guitar is in excellent condition for its age and plays smoothly with low comfortable action
Travels in a vintage , non original, hard case
Mojo Guitar is Belgium's online vintage guitar specialist , with:
We are located in Belgium, in Sint-Martens-Latem (near Ghent).
The shop is open on appointment only.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
We prefer payment by bank transfer. Paypal upon request.