Gibson Memphis announces 1964 ES-345TD and ES-345TDC at NAMM 2015

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Widely referred to as the ‘Gibson Stereo’, the ES-345 is distinguished by its unusual ‘Varitone’ switch, which provides various pre-set tone options. Released at NAMM 2015, the new 1964 ES-345TD (Historic Burst) and 1964 ES-345TDC (Sixties Cherry) models include 3-ply maple/poplar/maple body with lightweight centre block, figured maple top, 1964 rounded ‘C’-profile mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard with split parallelogram inlays, mother-of-pearl Gibson logo, Kluson double ring tulip button tuners and white nylon nut, non-wire ABR bridge and lightweight aluminium stopbar tailpiece.

Gibson 1964 ES-345TD 2015 6-String Semi Acoustic Guitar Historic Burst

New appointments include MHS humbuckers with Alnico magnets, CTS pots, gold plated ‘VOS’ hardware, historic truss rod, rolled neck binding, 45 degree bevel on plastic parts and quartered Adirondack spruce braces. Includes a period correct hardshell case.

The Gibson Memphis 2015 Lineup

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MNJ has been writing articles, reviews and blogs for the DV online magazine for the last five years or so. Although he has been playing for longer than he cares to remember and is now officially an 'oldie', he is still mad for all things guitar related and when not busy in his studio he's learning new songs, practising bluegrass guitar, painting his house and taking his dogs out. If banished to a desert island and forced to take only one guitar he'd take a Les Paul. Actually, make that several Les Pauls, a Strat, a Tele, an ES-335, a vintage Martin and some boutique amps. Battery powered obviously.

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