1966 Gibson ES-345 (Mickey Mouse Ears, Mono Conversion, OHSC)

Sale price$15,000.00
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A beautifully clean 1966 Gibson ES-345 Stereo model featuring the highly coveted mickey mouse ear horns, 2 sealed 'Patent Number' humbuckers, gold hardware, ABR-1 bridge, double line Kluson tuners, and original hard shell case. The wiring has been professionally converted from stereo to mono, and the original vibrato removed in favour of a period stop tailpiece. Condition is very good overall with minimal playwear, minor finish checking, and only a handful of minor finish dints.

Included is the original black Lifton case.

Year: 1966

Finish: Original Sunburst Nitrocellulose

Body Material: Laminated Maple

Neck Material: Mahogany

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: Slim late-'60s neck with 39.7mm (1 9/16") nut width

Neck Details: Pearloid split paralellogram inlays

Pickups: Two original Gibson Patent Number pickups

Electronics: Volume and tone for each pickup, 3-way toggle switch, disconnected varitone switch, mono output jack. Original stereo wiring harness with working varitone included in sale

Hardware: Original gold plated hardware with some of the gold flaking off.

Modifications / Repairs: Original wiring harness replaced and guitar converted to mono from original stereo configuration. The original wiring comes in the case.

Cosmetic Condition: Overall very good cosmetic condition with checking throughout the finish, no noticible overspray or finish repairs or alteraitons. Some gold delaminating off the hardware. 

Tech Notes: Currently setup and playing very well with a medium/low action

Weight: 3.88kgs (8.55lbs)

Case Details: Original black Lifton hardshell case

Serial Number: 821398 

Made in: USA

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