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ES135 - Binding

Adrian Robinson

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New to this forum and any forum to be precise.

I have just purchased a Gibson ES135 (1996) and was wondering if anyone could help me with the spec.

I am happy with its authenticity as purchased from a very reputable seller however the neck is causing me some confusion as its binded and looking at similar models of that year I cannot find any others.

Have I bought a dud here or is it very uncommon to have this spec on an entry level guitar? I am aware its had some mods (SD Pickups & Possible repaint) there is also signs that its had a Bigsby/Trem fitted at some point.

Anyway if anyone could shed some light on this it would be appreciated.

Many thanks.


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