Larry Carlton, known globally as “Mr. 335” world renowned guitarist/recording artist has teamed with Gibson Memphis to faithfully recreate his beloved 1968 Gibson ES-335 semi-hollowbody, the guitar heard around the world! Introducing the Gibson Memphis Larry Carlton ES-335.
The Larry Carlton signature semi-hollowbody electric guitar features all Larry’s personal specs starting with a laminated Maple top, back, & sides with creme binding around the top and back. The Vintage Sunburst Nitrocellulose finish also known as the “Carlton Burst” for it’s resemblance to the faded finish on Larry’s original 1968 ES-335 is simply beautiful.
The 24¾” neck features a comfortable 60’s slim-taper profile (1.6875″ nut width) topped with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, pearloid block inlays and single-ply binding along the fingerboard.
A pair Gibson’s ’57 Classic PAF (Patent Applied For) humbucker pickups provide warm, full vintage tone with great clarity, balance & response. Standard are a Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge & stopbar tailpiece, Schaller M6 tuners & chrome hardware.
The Larry Carlton ES-335 from Gibson Memphis includes a brown Lifton style Gibson Custom Shop case and Gibson Certificate of Authenticity.