Gibson Limited Run Government Series ES-335 Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar 72 of 300 (SN:11915701)


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You are looking at a Gibson Limited Run Government Series ES-335 Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar 72 of 300, serial number 11915701. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (8 lbs, 0.9 oz.)

Back in August of 2011, Federal Agents raided Gibson Guitar and confiscated fingerboards, neck and even entire guitars. After months of negotiations, Gibson received their necks and bodies back. The Government Series guitars employ the blanks that were returned to Gibson as a reminder that we are "endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." These rights are exactly what Gibson Guitar has been founded on, and they will continue to provide happiness to all of their fans regardless of what it takes to defend these rights.

A timeless Gibson instrument with a new twist, the Limited Run Government Series ES-335 from Gibson Memphis features a classic semi-hollow construction to deliver all of that legendary ES tone and resonance. This killer 335 comes dressed in a sleek Gunmetal Grey finish that's complemented by black binding, a black Corian nut, and an embossed foil stamp black pickguard that displays an Eagle with the Government Series Ribbon. Capped with a rosewood "dot" inlay fingerboard that was recovered after the raid, the neck sports rolled binding for a smooth, comfortable feel along with redesigned neck dimensions for improved strength. Made with the hard rocker in mind, the Government Series ES-335 comes loaded up with a pair of Gibson Dirty Fingers humbuckers. These ultra-hot pickups offer tons of output and sustain, making this ES-335 the ultimate axe for scorching hot leads or powerful, crunchy rhythms. New for 2015, the Government Series ES-335 features a Historic truss rod for improved neck adjustability and tension resilience, high-quality Grover Milk Bottle Rotomatic tuning machines with an 18:1 ratio for classic looks with modern performance, and an F-Hole emblem engraved truss rod cover. The Limited Run Government Series ES-335 comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity from Gibson Memphis along with a special Currency Green Case with a black plush interior.

With only 300 of these special run instruments available worldwide, now is the perfect opportunity to get your hands on a modern piece of Gibson history with the Gibson Memphis Limited Run Government Series ES-335 Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar. Get yours from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity


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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.675"
Body Style Double Cutaway
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood
Body Wood 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Top 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup Dirty Fingers™
Neck Pickup Dirty Fingers™
Bridge Type Tone Pro AVR-2 with Stopbar Tailpiece
Tuning Machines Grover Milk Bottle Rotomatic
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features #72 of 300 Worldwide
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 8 lbs, 0.9 oz.
Series Government Series
Model Limited Run Government Series ES-335
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.