Gibson / ES350T / 1957 / Tobacco Sunburst / Guitar For Sale
Whether we're talking Chuck Berry, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mike Bloomfield and the list goes on ..a guitar we know to be one of their favorites is the Gibson ES350T by the fact they have all been seen in concert sporting them.
Essentially the same guitar as a Byrdland with slightly different ornamentation and a laminated maple top.... these thinner bodied PAF bearing guitars sound like heaven!! This example is no exception plus it is so near mint it looks like it has barely been played but has the soul of a 1000 year old prophet!!!!! The pick up screw heads were almost as if they'd never been off.For those of you not familiar with the 1st year PAFs
PLEASE read carefully. As we know PAF stickers were not issued until 1958 so whether normal sized or the narrower PAFs they do not. ****ALSO ... structural differences you'll see are an extra set of pole piece holes, an extra wire hole and the covers are BRUSHED stainless steel not yet gold. ALL of these features are 100% original and the reason being when they went to build the narrower model they just turned ALREADY existing bottom plates for the full sized PAFs upside down and re-drilled them for the new spacing.
This guitar sounds and looks stunning and tho moderate has some really nice areas of flame. See later pics. Comes with orig brown case in good shape all latches working!!
Dan Yablonka Guitars, USA
Dan Yablonka has been a player/buyer/seller of vintage guitars since 1976 and also is a published songwriter with such companies as Atlantic, Criterion, Flapjack's Music and more and as a result is still very active as a player. This means that along with wanting pristine collectables like everybody else it also allows us to pay more attention to your reasonably priced player's pieces for sale or needs for such pieces. For more about Dan see "written Articles" at www.DanYablonka.com. **** NOTE TO CUSTOMERS. FOR A MYRIAD OF REASONS WE We ARE NO LONGER DOING BUSINESS WITK AUSTRALIA.
You are welcome to make an appointment to have a guitar appraised. Dan Yablonka has over 30 years experience in the field of authenticity verification.
Dan has seen it all, from flat out forgery to priceless '50's guitars spray painted with Rustoleum. His integrity and pursuit of complete accuracy have resulted in the accumulation of an invaluable wealth of knowledge. His rates are extremely modest considering the level of protection that he offers his clients.
Dan will utilize whatever resources necessary to ascertain an instrument's age as well as the origin of it's most minute components. The priceless commodity that he is most renowned for dealing in is THE TRUTH.
Payment: PayPal, Cash, Personal Check, Money Order/Cashier's check, Wire transfers or Western Union. Pay Pal, Credit Cards through Pay Pal only, and wire transfers are offered as a convenience for far away buyers and all extra expenses are the customer's responsibilty. Theres not enough profit in Vintage guitars to pay out 4% additional. Any time that a deposit is taken for any special arrangements or "holds" it is non refundable. To have these rules work in your favor all transactions need to be completed or deposited on w/in 5 days.
Shipping: Buyer pays shipping. Shipping will be determined on a case by case basis so as to include size, weight, distance, insured amount and method requested. Shipping is paid by customer both ways on any returns.
Returns: All parties buying through the mail or offsite are allowed a 24 hour approval/inspection period on ALL guitars, unless discussed otherwise, to make sure they are keeping their purchase (but not amps to keep shipping delicate amps back and forth to a minimum and not on parts either ... too many guys doing "switcharoo's" or wrecking them trying to install them and then trying to send them back ... sorry ... you have to reap the behavior of so many others). Buyer pays shipping. Payments must be received within 5 working days of anything placed on HOLD. When you receive the guitar your 24 hour return includes 1 day to receive it and approve or not and you must contact me. Don't just put it in the mail ..... and 2 extra days (72 hours total time) to resend it and I require a tracking number back from the customer the day of shipping and gladly supply the same to customer upon request and orig sale. I do strictly adhere to these rules. I don't mean to sound tough here but you would be amazed at the liberties taken in recent past! Thanks for your understanding and adherence. ALL Outside the USA sales are final due to extended "visits" through customs and some countries laxed attitude about shipping on time.