The hugely popular ES-335 has been upgraded in both construction and appearance for 2016. An elegant guitar with versatile tones, the 2016 ES-335 features a highly figured maple top and back beneath a Faded Lightburst finish, while inside the body thermally treated Adirondack spruce braces and maple centerblock enhance resonance for rich, luscious tone. An ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles, a redesigned neck shape, Historic truss rod, MHS humbuckers and other features complete a package that sounds as good as it looks.
Gibson 2016 LE ES335 Premier Figured Semi Hollow Guitar with Case Features
- Thermally treated braces and center block are both
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Redesigned neck dimensions for improved strength and feel
- MHS Humbucker pickups
- Hardshell case included
The Adirondack spruce braces and maple center block are both thermally treated to enhance resonance. The ES-335 Premier Figured captures that desirable look of the ES-335 of the early to mid ’60s. By redesigning the dimensions, Gibson Memphis has improved the strength and playability of the new ES-335's necks. Their historic truss rod has no tube, a proven known to enhance the guitar's resonance and sustain. MHS humbuckers capture the most accurate PAF-like tones yet. Durable titanium saddles enhance sustain, presence and clarity and an exotically flamed maple bring a rare and elegant look to this ES-335. Gibson Memphis’ labor-intensive nitrocellulose process brings a high-gloss sheen to this beautiful Faded Lightburst finish.