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Rickenbacker

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1966 Cherry Red ES 335 "Dallas"
Skinny neck, great pick ups

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mistersnappy

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Well, I've had many models over the years, but the closest thing I have now is my '62 Epi Sheraton. Never took enough good photos of my 330's, 335/345/355's, among others, but I have photos of a few of the cooler ES guitars I've had in the past...

1940 ES-250N
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I think this wins for most rare! :bug Very cool!
 

Rickenbacker

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2008 Nashville Historic sunburst ES 335 "Arizona"
Heavier than the other three and the neck is meaningful.

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mbowen

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Here is a Black Mono 1959 ES-355 that i sold to Harvey M. who then sold it to Keith Richards and the Stones in the mid 1990's.Mike B.
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Here is the guitar living the good life with Keith and a handmade case.Mike B.
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A 2010 copy of the guitar
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Reinhart, mine certainly has faded a lot, nut its fair to say colours are complex. deep reds on the edge, very little straight black. hard to describe but the look is fantastic.
 

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The ES guitars are mostly why I come to the LPF...I love this thread!

Here are mine:
1967 ES-335:
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1968 ES-345, converted to mono Varitone with stop tail:
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1970-72 ES-355:
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2011 ES-345 (easily, best of the bunch (way to go, Memphis!!) - my keeper):
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mbowen

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Thanks guys we are getting some great looking ES's in this thread.Keep it coming guys,loving it,Mike B.
 

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Tomguitar your guitars are phenomenal-love the Blonds and sunbursts- ,Thanks for you posts.Do you still own all of them?Mike B.
 

maxwedge

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My 67 330TD
Skinny nut but it's nice. I have the pick guard back on it now and should take some new shots.

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Tomguitar your guitars are phenomenal-love the Blonds and sunbursts- ,Thanks for you posts.Do you still own all of them?Mike B.

Thanks Mike. Yes, all still with me. I think of it more as caretaking than ownership. Everything pictured is 1959. I have a few more I will add from other years.
 

ES335TD

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Here's my factory blonde 1964 lefty and a shot of my '63 reissue being completed at Historic Makeovers. I'll have a gigging guitar that looks and plays like the real thing.


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Thanks guys we are getting more and more great ES's in here.SO anyone who wants to post there ES guitar please do so,and thanks again to all you who have posted Mike B.
 

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Here is a cool guitar Gil S, VIc D and i all owned at one point.A 1956 factory order # ES-175 with a 1957 serial # that had the early pre-sticker ,unlabled PAF's in her.She had the early brushed nickle covers on her,Great pickups and a cool guitar.Thanks Mike B.
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