Gibson Peghead

The Golden Era of the Gibson Thinlines

This guitar was purchased by a good friend of mine at the 2011 Dallas Guitar Show. A little background... I own a Gibson ES-335 Sunburst A30519. This guitar is only one serial number earlier. Same batch with a 1958 FON. Some big neck, same color (although the pics here of mine don't show the true color - these pics do), same low bridge/neck angle. A30518 is the 335 I have had the longest. It's a special guitar. One of the good ones. I have always loved it and felt that it was one of the best that I have ever had.

This one might be better. I say might because I have not had the opportunity to play them side by side. What I can say is that I spent some quality time with this one at the show and was very impressed. It's a special guitar. Several LPF members concur with that opinion. Sounds great , plays great, looks great. Double white PAFs. What not to like?

I'm so glad it ended up with its deserving new owner and will stay in the family.



1959 Gibson ES-335TD #A30518

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