A 2001 Gibson ES-335, Serial No. EC001,
Lot 51
A 2001 Gibson ES-335, Serial No. EC001,
Sold for US$ 34,160 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 2001 Gibson ES-335,
Serial No. EC001,
printed maker's label to interior Style: ES335, Gibson: Guitar, Number: EC001, is hereby GUARANTEED against...etc, in cherry red finish, thinline maple laminate body with double cutaways, maple laminate top with f-holes, mahogany neck, twenty-two fret bound rosewood fingerboard with double parallelogram inlays, black headstock facing with crown motif inlay, two humbucking pickups, four rotary controls, selector switch, metal bridge, stud tailpiece and black pickguard; with a brown Gibson hardshell contour case with plum plush lining; with handwritten label inscribed Gibson/Cherry ES335 Ser E.C. 601 [sic]


  • This guitar was given to Clapton by Gibson during his 2001 U.S. Tour.

    Photo: Clapton playing his 1964 ES-335, similar to this guitar, during the Freddie King segment of the last Tour of the blues only shows, Budokan, Tokyo, 13 October 1995. Photograph courtesy of Moriyasu Aono.
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