PRESS RELEASE: The 2018 Gibson ES-275 Custom in Sunset Burst finish is a reinvented classic archtop designed with the modern player in mind.
Honoring the long tradition of Gibson’s great jazz guitars in looks, tone and feel, the ES-275 Custom offers players of any musical genre a timeless instrument with modern functionality.
For improved access to the 22 fret dark rosewood fretboard, the thinline body design features a single rounded cutaway.
The Grover “Milk Bottle” Rotomatic tuners and pinned ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles offer precise intonation and tuning stability.
Rich tones are always on tap thanks to the hand-wired control assembly with Orange Drop capacitors, 550K matched pots and Gibson’s popular MHS humbucking pickups. Includes hardshell case.
Top: 3-ply Figured Maple/Poplar/Maple
Back: 3-ply Figured Maple/Poplar/Maple
Bracing: Quarter Sawn Adirondack Spruce
Neck: Quarter Sawn Mahogany
Neck profile: Rounded “C”, Rolled Binding
Fingerboard: Dark Rosewood
Inlays: Mother of Pearl Full Block
Nut Width: 1.687″
Scale Length: 24.75″
Number of Frets: 22
Bridge: ABR-1 with titanium saddles and rosewood base
Tailpiece: Three Bar Archtop Tailpiece
Tuners: Grover ‘Milk Bottle’ Rotomatics
Knobs: Gold Speed Knobs
Neck: pickup MHS Humbucker Rhythm
Bridge: pickup MHS Humbucker Lead
Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch, hand-wired with matched 550K potentiometers and orange drop capacitors
Finishes available: Sunset Burst