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Market value of 60's vintage ES-330 electronics & hardware

ToddS

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Years ago I picked up a box of parts off an ES-330 (hand-written on the box) from a widow of a long-time gigging musician along with some other gear she was selling. (Never saw the guitar & she didn't know anything about it.) Have both the dogear pickups, pots, wiring harness, Grover tuners, & trapeze bridge hardware.

Roman guitars helped me out to date the pot stampings as mid-60's (1966 ?).

I'm looking to sell these for fair market value to someone looking to do vintage restore of a 330 . Any guidance on best forums for vintage parts sales & market value estimates would be greatly appreciated. (And yes, I know I can throw it up on Reverb for some exaggerated price and see what it'll bring. Just trying to get feedback from folks "in the know". ) Not interested in "I'll give you $x" responses...

Thanks in advance... ES330_comps_1.jpg
 
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MikeSlub

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Hi Todd, I don't really know how to advise on the best place to sell. My only comment is that Grover tuners wouldn't be original to an ES-330.
 

ToddS

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Hi Todd, I don't really know how to advise on the best place to sell. My only comment is that Grover tuners wouldn't be original to an ES-330.
Okay, thanks for the heads up. Certainly not my area of expertise.
 

MikeSlub

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Late 60's ES-330, given those knobs, nylon saddles and the chrome covered P-90's.
 

Frutiger

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^ Yep, Mike's right. the smaller bevel on the pickguard would also point to 1967 and later.
 

VamboRool

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The pot code should allow you to get the year, look for 137YYWW. YY last two digits of the year, WW week of the year (01-52).
 
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