SOLD GIBSON MEMPHIS 335 63 REISSUE 2015

 

Beautifully Flamed 1963 ES-335TD & TDC 2015

 

Totally authentic early ’60s construction and playing feel, with great PAF-style MHS pickups, rolled fingerboard binding, accurate finish colors, and great block-neck looks.
Body

Top
Back
Top
Wood Species:Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces:3-Ply
Grade:Vintage Plain
Binding:Tan
Back
Wood Species:Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces:3-Ply
Density:Vintage Plain
Binding:Tan
Rims
Species Wood:Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces:3-Ply
Grade:Vintage Plain
Weight
Weight Relief:Lightweight centerblock
Average Weight (body only):2.1069 kg / 4.645 lbs
Materials Used
Glue:Franklin Titebond 50
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:The sound waves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.
Body Contour
Carve:ES (Semi-Hollow with slim taper cutaways)
Neck
Neck
Wood Species:Mahogany
Pieces:1
Details
Truss Rod:Historic
Profile:1963
Thickness at Fret 1:20.32 mm / .800″
Thickness at Fret 12:25.40 mm / 1.000″
Other Materials:Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight:376.4817 gm / 0.830 lbs
Peg Head
Type:SP-1
Inlay:Mother of Pearl Crown
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle:17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:The wood, construction, and headstock pitch all contribute greatly to the tone, aiding this guitar’s exceptional sustain and depth, and yielding a resonance that can be felt right through the body
Neck Fit
Joint Angle:4 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type:Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive:Hot Hide Glue
Gauges Used:Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style:White
Material:Nylon
Width:4.3358 cm / 1.707″
Slots:E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches

e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
Fingerboard
Wood Species:Rosewood
Pieces:1
Shade:Dark
Fingerboard Details
Radius:30.48 cm / 12 “
Frets:22
Nut/End of Board:4.318 cm / 1.700″ @ nut, 5.6718 cm / 2.233″ @ end of board
Scale:62.865 cm / 24.75″
Binding:Tan
Side Dots (Color):Tortoiseshell
Fingerboard Inlays
Style:Block
Material:Period Correct Celluloid
Dimensions:19.558 mm x 12.70 mm / 0.770″ x 0.500″
Average Weight:147.4175 gm / 5.200 oz
Finishes

Historic Burst
Color Code:HB
Surface Texture:Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer – Finished in V.O.S.
Filler:Analine Dye
Sealer:1-1.5 mils
Top:330 Wipe Stain, Sunset Orange, VS toner, Tobacco Brown
Top Coat:Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped:Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut

Sixties Cherry
Color Code:SC
Surface Texture:Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer – Finished in V.O.S.
Filler:330, Analine Dye
Sealer:1-1.5 mils
Top:Sixties Cherry Stain, Cherry
Top Coat:Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped:Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut

Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335TD

Electronics

PickupsRhythmLead
Style:MHS HumbuckerMHS Humbucker
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:4900/51005200/5400
Material of Wire (gauge):Enamel (42)Enamel (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil):6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61″ x 0.68 “6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61″ x 0.68 “
Coil Material:ABSABS
Coil Winding Process:Scatter WoundScatter Wound
Pole Piece Material:Nickel plated steelNickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut:47.4218 cm / 18.670″59.5173 cm / 23.432 “
Slug Material:Nickel plated steelNickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length):4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187″ x .489″4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187″ x .489″
Magnet Material:Alnico IIIAlnico II
Magnet Position from Nut:48.26 cm / 19″58.42 cm / 23″
Magnet Dimensions:6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5″ x 0.5″6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5″ x 0.5″
Polarities:Screw side is the south pole of magnetScrew side is the south pole of magnet
Cover:V.O.S. Nickel platedV.O.S. Nickel plated
Qfactor:3.213.2
ResistanceDC:7526 ohms7963 ohms
Resonant Frequency:2859.84 Hz2695.19 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:Historically accurate “Patent Applied For” replica with airy tone and unbalanced coils. Slightly under wound.
Control Pocket AssemblyVolume
Type:CTS 550K Audio
Peak Voltage:1080V
Range:0-550K
Power Rating:1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance:550K +/- 5%
Minimum Resistance:50 ohms
Tone
Type:CTS 550K Audio
Peak Voltage:1080V
Range:0-550K
Power Rating:1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance:550K +/- 5%
Minimum Resistance:50 ohms
Capacitors:Lead ValueRhythm Value
Black Beauty .022mfd/200vBlack Beauty .022mfd/200v
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style:Kluson Double Ring Tulip Button
Material:Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight:22.6796 gm / 0.8 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio:15:1
Gear Type:Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn:+/- 4 degrees
Plating specs:V.O.S. Nickel
Part numbers:430-14889 / 430-14890
String Dimensions
E:1.1684mm / 0.046″
A:0.9144 mm / 0.036″
D:0.6604 mm / 0.026″
G:0.4318mm / 0.017″
B:0.3302mm / 0.013″
e:0.2540mm / 0.010″
Bridge
Style:No Wire ABR
Material:Die cast alloy
Plating Specs:V.O.S. Nickel
Part number:430-10155
Weight:61.235 gm / 2.16 oz
Dimensions of String Slots
E:1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A:0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D:0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G:0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B:0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches
e:0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
Tailpiece
Style:Lightweight Stop Bar
Compensated:No
Material:Aluminum
Plating Specs:V.O.S. Nickel
Part number:430-11738
Weight:113.3981 gm / 4.0 oz
Output Jack
Style:1/4″ jack
Strap Buttons
Material:V.O.S. Aluminum
Plating Specs:
Part numbers:430-19150
Weight:2.268 gm / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style:Vintage (V.O.S.)
Part Number:430-19784
Knobs
Style:Black Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts (V.O.S.)
Part Number:430-19201A (Vol), 430-19200A (Tone)
Dial Pointers
Yes/No:Yes
Trim Rings
Style:Black (V.O.S.)
Part Number:440-13850
Accessories
Case
Style:Period Correct Hard Shell
Color:Black & Yellow
Strap Locks:No
Tools:
Manual:
COA/Other:Gibson Memphis COA
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