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1966 ES-345?

Blue97FXSTC

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I remain on the hunt for an affordable 1965 or 1966 ES-3x5.

I just saw an ad on Craigslist yesterday for an original 1966 ES-345 (hopefully not taken down yet):

Craigslist Link

I don't think it's a 345, since no split parallelogram inlays.
I don't think it's a 335 because of the Varitone and first fret inlay
Maybe a 355?
Maybe a fugazi?

I contacted the seller requesting more info/pics, not expecting a reply from what I thought was likely a fake ad.
Surprisingly got a response within a few hours stating that it had been sold.
Of course it was.
A day late and a dollar short per usual.

I've attached the only picture from the CL ad...
 

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Blue97FXSTC

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Here's the copy from the ad:

1966 USA Gibson ES-345 - $3,999
Vintage 1966 Gibson ES-345 - Not A Reissue.
Made in the USA $3,999. or OBO.

Also have a Fender Hot Rod De Ville with 4 tens for $350.00.

Just the one picture as posted above.
 

poor man's burst

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It looks like an ES-345 with a ES-355/Les Paul Custom fingerboard and Grover Rotomatics tuners. It could modifications as well as a custom order.
 
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