Gibson 1956 ES-140 Guitar

Lot 438

    

Gibson 1956 ES-140 Guitar

Serial #V6170-34, 3/4 scale hollow-body arch-top having two f-holes, sunburst finish, maple body having bound top and back, single cutaway, mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard having dot inlays, a single P-90 pick up, trapeze tail piece and two knobs; together with a Gibson hard case; property from a Waukegan, Illinois estate
dimensions:  Width 13 inches, Length 36 3/4 inches
condition*:  Very Good, minor chips to finish near pick up, tail piece and headstock; scratches and bumps to neck; finish checking throughout, particularly at joint of fingerboard to neck near body; overall light wear consistent with normal use; rust; instrument not tested; we cannot guarantee that it will perform musically; we cannot guarantee that all parts of the item are original; please note: guitar stand pictured is not included
estimate:  $800-1,200
hammer price:  $1,800

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