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I'm a big fan of the 335/45/55 line but I haven't heard of any aged models. That doesn't mean it isn't being done, just that I haven't seen any advertised that way.
As far as 2001's being shipped, I bought a flamey '01 ES-355 (GOD, what a winner!) in April. According to the dealer it was a special Custom Shop mini-run of about 8 or 10 since they don't officially make 355's anymore, so take this reply for whatever it's worth (not much).
I spoke with Gibson last night (Customer Service) (Very helpful BTW..) and he has no record of any '01 335 Historics out there.
He said it possiblly could be a one off, but he couldn't find it in the database..
Well anyway.. I guess the dealer was full of it.. (Big Surprise there..)
I live close to Wildwood. I'll drive up occasionally just to look at the inventory. Steve has an uncanny knack for getting the most beautiful Les Pauls I've seen anywhere! He must get first crack at 'em or something.
I know this is a Les Paul board, but he also has some stunning PRSs (there, I said it - the 'P' word). Even if you look at PRSs as coffee tables (I don't), you could have the most bitchin' living room ever out of his inventory.