Gibson L-5CES Sunburst (1961)

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We're excited to have this incredible 1961 Gibson L-5CES in the shop! Just an outstanding guitar in every regard. 

This is a very lively, responsive, and resonant guitar with a loud, punchy voice when played unplugged. It has that dry, midrange-focused tone that great, old Gibson guitars have. Plugged in....stunning! Fat, round, warm yet articulate...just gorgeous jazz tones. The setup and playability are spot on. The previous owner played professionally and it shows w/this guitar - it practically plays itself and has a wonderful broken-in feel. 

To our knowledge everything is original and the overall condition is excellent (save for the strap button). Some of the lacquer on the neck has either been taken down just a touch, or it was played enough to have worn in nicely (it has a bit of a satin finish / feel). There is a bit of weather checking in the finish along with the occasional ding / minor touch up. 

Priced with original hardshell case. 

On consignment, no trades please. 

 

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