* Smokin' Original 1960 Blonde Gibson ES-330 from OK Guitars *

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  1. gmann

    gmann Member

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    345's and 355's too!
     
  2. Papanate

    Papanate Gold Supporting Member

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    I've heard about the blond 355s - but I've never seen one for sale
    in years.
     
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    Very rare.
     
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    Gorgeous! Enjoy that guitar!
     
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    yucatown Theory-free noodling enthusiast Gold Supporting Member

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    That's awesome. I bought a 59 355 from Charlie earlier this year and he was a gentleman and an encyclopedia to boot. Congrats!
     
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    Wondering if I'm the only one who's been returning to this thread and drooling over those pics?
     
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    I guess they do have more fun, congrats!
     
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    Holy crap that guitar is gorgeous
     
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    Killer classic P90 Gibson tone that can handle any genre of music. I'll bet she sounds as good as she looks. Here's a cool pic of a ES330 played by the great Grant Green. Enjoy !

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    What it looks like when you pop open the case in a coffee shop :)

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    Damn that's beautiful.
     
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    I dig it. I have a sunburst 1960 ES-330TD.
     
  13. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Gold Supporting Member

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    Isn't it crazy how light those things are? But they play with a lot of power. What a great guitar, congrats!
     
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    BE_YOUU_TEE_FUL!
    That does it...I'm putting black covers on my '68 longneck!
    I always though the chromes were too blingy.
    I'll keep 'em in the case with the nylon saddles ;)
     
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    @Jahn - Yeah, this one's under six pounds. Crazy light. But so damned resonant! I agree with Charlie Gelber that these are the last great "sleeper guitars" in the vintage market. Bottom line -- They're just so much fun!
     
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    Nice!


    Enjoy! Play the hell out of it but do it with respect to the instrument. I'm jealous.
     
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    Wow, Sarge - CONGRATS, that's a real beauty, and I love a hotter bridge P-90! I bet it sounds fantastic.

    Dud, you're STOKED!

    Thanks for the pics, Dana O.
     
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    Gorgeous!!!!!! Congrats man, you scored a beauty!!! Nothing beats great vintage guitars!!!!
     
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    Very nice. How much?

    (Just kidding, great score!)
     
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    Congratulations on your exceptional ES find. Yeah, Charlie is "the man." He has taken the time to answer my questions over the years even though I'm not a customer (or, unfortunately, likely to be one in the future)
     

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