Gibson ES-300 1946 - 1956

Gibson ES-300 1946 - 1956

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    Auxerre, France
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    Gibson ES-300 1946 - 1956
    Used – Very Good
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    Paris, France
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    Oak Park, IL, United States
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    Gibson ES-300 1948
    Used – Excellent
    Price$5,000
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    Oak Park, IL, United States
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    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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    Seattle, WA, United States
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    Austin, TX, United States
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    Gibson ES-300 Amazing! 1948
    Used – Very Good
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    Dallas, OR, United States
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    Gibson ES-300 1940s
    Used – Very Good
    Original Price$4,799
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    Northwest Music Studio
    Dallas, OR, United States
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    Redondo Beach, CA, United States
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    Gibson 1951 ES-300
    Used – Excellent
    Price$6,995
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    Harbor Music
    Redondo Beach, CA, United States
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    Huntington Beach, CA, United States
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    Huntington Beach, CA, United States
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Overview

The ES-300 was one of Gibson's early high-end electric archtops. Originally introduced with a long-angled pickup, the ES-300 was given a P-90 after World War II. A cutaway version was introduced as the ES-350 in 1947 which eventually led to the ES-300 being dropped from in the line in 1952.

Years of Production: 1940 - 1942, 1946 - 1956

Unique to this Year: Gibson offers cutaway version as ES-350

Body Style: Archtop

Design Elements: P-90 pickup, trapeze tailpiece, two control knobs, tortoiseshell pickguard, F-holes, split block inlays

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • ES-300
Finish
  • Natural
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1946 - 1956
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Maple
Body Shape
  • Non Cutaway
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Color Family
  • Brown
  • Sunburst
  • Tan
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
  • Gibson ES-300
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Frets
  • 20
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Pickup Configuration
  • S
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Wood Top Style
  • Plain

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