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    Gibson Custom L4 CES Archtop Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Case

    If an electrified version of the quintessential Gibson L4C is what you seek, the Custom L4 CES Archtop is the answer to your prayers.

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    Gibson Custom L4 CES Archtop Electric Guitar (with Case) Product Description

    Even though Gibson had orginally created the laminated top ES-175 in 1948 to fill the need for an electric version of the acoustic, carved top L-4C, the demand still existed for an electric L-4 with a fully carved top. In the late 1950's Gibson answered this call by releasing small runs of variously configured L-4CES guitars: some with Charlie Christian pickups, some with Alnico pickups, and some with humbuckers. For today's player, the Custom Collection offers the L-4CES in its final incarnation.

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    Gibson Custom L4 CES Archtop Technical Description


    Top wood: Carved, solid spruce

    Back wood: Mahogany

    Dimensions: 16 1/4 in.(W) X 20 1/4 in.(L) X 3 3/8 in.(D)

    Binding: Multi-ply white/black on top; single-ply white on back


    Neck construction: 1-piece mahogany

    Fingerboard wood: 20 fret ebony

    Inlays: Pearl split parallelogram

    Binding: Single-ply white

    Profile: ES rounded

    Scale length/Nut width: 24 3/4 in.; 1 11/16 in.

    Strings: L-5 Electric .012-.056

    Electronics & Hardware:

    Pickups: '57 Classic humbuckers

    Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch

    Hardware color: Gold

    Bridge/Tailpiece: ABR-1/L-4

    Tuner style: Vintage tulip

    Included accessories:

    Custom Shop case, and Certificate of Authenticity.

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.

    Gibson Custom L4 CES Archtop Electric Guitar (with Case) Catalog Description

    Custom Shop archtop@Carved solid spruce top@Laminated maple back and rims@1-piece mahogany neck with rounded ES profile@Ebony fretboard with split parallelogram inlays@57 Classic humbuckers@Includes case and certificate of authenticity

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