Gibson ES-330 TDC Cherry 1968

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You won't find a cleaner ES-330 than this one from 1968.

643 ES-330 TDCs were made in 1968, the year that Gibson started offering the option for the neck on this example, which joins the body at the 19th fret, offering increased upper fret access.

The guitar is all original.  It bears a serial number that dates it to 1965, but it is clearly a '68 based on the neck and the original chrome hardware.

The cherry finish is strong, showing no fading as others do from the era.  

Frets show light pitting but are not in need of work at this time.

The neck is perfect and the action is nice and low.  The truss rod was checked and has room for future neck relief adjustment.  

Includes a 1960s Gretsch hardshell case.

  • Color: Cherry
  • Weight: 6lbs 0.5ozs
  • Top: Maple
  • Body: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Inlays: Mother of pearl blocks
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 22
  • Nut: Original
  • Nut width: 1 9/16"
  • Scale: 24 3/4"
  • Radius: 12"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.84"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.98"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 2/32"
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 5/64"
  • Total length: 41 5/16"
  • Lower bout: 16"
  • Waist: 9 1/4"
  • Upper bout: 11 1/2"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1 11/16"
  • String gauge: .010-.046"
  • Hardware Color: Chrome
  • Bridge Pickup/Brand: Gibson
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 8.56k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Neck Pickup/Brand: Gibson
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 7.73k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original, The G tuner is a little bent
  • Switch: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: HSC
  • Notes:

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