Gibson Memphis ES175 Figured Natural

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Gibson Memphis ES175 Figured Natural

Regular Price: £4,299.00

Special Price £3,549.00

Ever since it hit the scene in 1949 the ES-175 has remained the world's favorite "jazz box", and none looks as good as the 2016 ES-175 Figured from Gibson Memphis.
Fully hollow archtop The ES-175 Figured retains the classic "jazz box" build and shape that is instantly recognizable
Elegant inlays Pearl split-parallelogram inlays are another hallmark of this great archtop
Figued maple Gorgeous figured maple yields an elegant look found on only the most prized ES-175s
Rolled fingerboard binding By "rolling" or "breaking" the binding at the fingerboard edge we create a softer playing feel
Historic truss rod Our historic truss rod has no tube, a proven known to enhance the guitar's resonance and sustain
57 Classic pickups 57 Classic pickups are designed and constructed to re-create the tone of Gibson's legendary PAF
Titanium saddles Durable titanium bridge saddles provide enhanced sustain, presence and clarity
High-gloss nitro finish Gibson Memphis uses labor-intensive finishing processes for high-quality results


Body: The classic fully-hollow single-cutaway design
Fingerboard: Rosewood with split-parallelogram inlays
Figured woods: Figured maple top and back
Fingerboard binding: Rolled for superb playing comfort
Truss rod: Historic truss rod
Pickups: Two 57 Classic humbuckers
Bridge: ABR-1 with titanium saddles
Finish: High-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer

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Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: AAA figured
Binding: White/Black/White
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: AAA figured
Binding: Single ply white
 
Rims
Species Wood: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: AAA Figured
Weight
Average Weight (body only): 2.1069 kg / 4.645 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50, Spruce braces, Mahogany rim liner
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The soundwaves 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)
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Rounded "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 16.13 mm / .635"
Thickness at Fret 12: 19.81 mm / .780"
Other Materials: Assembly 65 glue
Average Weight: 544.31 g / 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl crown
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
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: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875"
Slots: E: 1.3843 mm / 0.0545 inches
A: 1.1252 mm / 0.0443 inches
D: 0.8611 mm / 0.0339 inches
G: 0.5042 mm / 0.01985 inches
B: 0.3721 mm / 0.01465 inches

e: 0.2921 mm / 0.0115 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875" @ nut, 5.2375 cm / 2.062" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: White
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Split Parallelogram
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: 6.35 mm / 0.25"
Average Weight: 129.2738 g / 4.56 oz
Finishes
Natural
Color Code: NA
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Light coat of 59 Antique
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Electronics

PickupsRhythmLead
Style: '57 Classic '57 Classic
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5250/5250
Material of Wire (gauge): 42E 42E
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: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel 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 II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
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 magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Nickel plated Nickel plated
Qfactor: 5.95 5.95
ResistanceDC: 7.92k ohms 7.92k ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2450 Hz 2450 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Matched bobbin windings for classic humbucker tone with enhanced highs. Wax potted to suppress feedback. Matched bobbin windings for classic humbucker tone with enhanced highs. Wax potted to suppress feedback.
Control Pocket AssemblyLead VolumeRhythm Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
 Lead ToneRhythm Tone
Type: CTS 500K Audio CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  0.022mf 0.015mf
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic
Material: Die cast alloy
Weight: 38.5554 g / 1.36oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 18:01
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14192 / 430-14193
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.052"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.042"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.032"
G: 0.4318mm / 0.019"
B: 0.3302mm / 0.014"
e: 0.2540mm / 0.011"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR-1 with titanium inserts
Material: Die cast alloy base / Titanium 2 saddles
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-10155TP
Weight: 61.235 g / 2.16 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.3843 mm / 0.0545 inches
A: 1.1252 mm / 0.0443 inches
D: 0.8611 mm / 0.0339 inches
G: 0.5042 mm / 0.01985 inches
B: 0.3721 mm / 0.01465 inches
e: 0.2921 mm / 0.0115 inches
 
Tailpiece
Style: Three Diamond Trapeze
Compensated: No
Material: Die cast zinc
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-11019
Weight: 113.3981 g / 4.0 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: N/A
Material: N/A
Part Number: N/A
Weight: N/A
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19150
Weight: 2.268 g / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black and white bell with engraved F-Hole
Part Number: 430-19802
 
Knobs
Style: Black Top Hat
Part Number: 430-19669
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Switch Washer
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black
Part Number: 440-13850
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Tan
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: None
 
Manual: None
COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA
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Condition New
Manufacturer Gibson
Model ES7516NANH1
Weight (kg) 0.0000
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