Up for sale is a used 2003 Gibson ES137 Classic in Tri Burst. Overall excellent condition with just some light clearcoat marks. The ES-137 blends the looks and overall style of a single cutaway semi-hollowbody guitar and the sonic authority of a Gibson Les Paul Classic. It refines the basic design of earlier semi-hollowbody Gibsons by swapping the styles maple centerblock for solid mahogany to increase sustain and reduce feedback at even heavy metal volumes.
With its single Florentine cutaway, the ES-137 Classic draws on the heritage of Gibsons earlier ES-135 and ES-175 models for historic inspiration, but sustain, sizzle, and some appealing non-traditional color options make it an absolutely contemporary instrument. Although the ES-137 Classic also has a custom model, the Classic has plenty of design charm and individuality. It features a top, back, and rims made of visually appealing curly maple on a 16-inches wide, 20-inches long, and 2-inches deep body.The cream binding is multi-ply on top and single ply on the back as well as trapezoid fretboard inlays with Gibson Memphis's world-class Les Paul Classics. But the 12th fret of the ES-137 sports a pearloid inlay C to denote its own classic status. The ES-137 Classic shares Gibson 490 R and 498 T pickups with chrome and gold hardware options, including a Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece. The instruments neck is sturdy three-ply maple supporting a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid inlays and single ply binding. It has a rounded profile and a 24-inch scale length and is 1 11/16th-inches wide at the nut. The tuners are Grover keystones.
And complimenting the 490R and 498T humbuckers is the classic Gibson dual volume pot, dual tone pot, and three-way selector set configuration. The item "2003 Gibson ES137 Classic with case" is in sale since Friday, June 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars".
The seller is "rushgeoff" and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.