Gibson L-5 CES WR review: specs & price

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The Gibson L-5 CES WR is a Jazz Guitar with a Custom Shop, 20 Frets, 2 x '57 Classic humbuckers, 2 x Volume controls, 2 x Tone controls, 3-Way toggle, ABR-1...

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Name Ibanez LGB300-VYSStromberg Monterey FM TCR NHGibson L-5 CES WRGibson L-5 CES VSBStromberg Monterey FM VS NHStromberg Montreux FM VS NHStromberg Montreux FM TH NHSadowsky SS-15 CMB Jazz GuitarSadowsky Jim Hall Jazz Guitar CBPeerless Guitars Leela TR
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Description Jazz GuitarElectric GuitarJazz GuitarJazz GuitarElectric GuitarElectric GuitarElectric GuitarElectric GuitarElectric GuitarElectric Guitar
TopSpruceMapleSpruceSpruceMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Back and sidesMaple--------Laminated flamed maple
Body size16.5"--------16"
Scale628 mm628 mm648 mm648 mm628 mm628 mm628 mm649 mm649 mm648 mm
FretboardEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyEbony
Nut width45 mm43 mm--43 mm43 mm-44.45 mm44,5 mm43 mm
ColourSunburstRedRedSunburstSunburstSunburstHoneySunburstSunburstRed
SoundboardMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
NeckMapleMahoganyMaple, WalnutMaple, WalnutMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMapleMaple
Frets22222020222222222220
Pickup SystemHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup system-Amber Spirit of '59 humbucker---Amber Free Floating Jazz humbucker----
Machine heads-Kluson Waffle Back--Kluson Waffle BackKluson Waffle Back----
Body--17"17"---Maple--
Back & sides--High-grade flamed mapleHigh-grade flamed maple------
Fretboard inlays--Pearl blockPearl block------
Bridge--EbonyEbony---Ebony--
Pickups----2 Amber Spirit of '59 humbuckers--1 Sadowsky custom wound PAF--
Fretboard radius-------305 mm (12")305 mm (12")-

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Gibson L-5 CES Copy
  • It's a pretty good job but just for awareness the guitar itself is not a Gibson.
  • Item location: SHREWSBURY, GB
Gibson L5 CES® Jazz Guitar Plan
  • Full scale plan of a Gibson L5 CES® archtop jazz guitar. Includes fret slotting chart, wiring diagram, materials list, contours & more. - Beautifully drawn using CAD software.
  • Item location: Tamborine Mountain, AU
Gibson L5 CES® Jazz Guitar Decorative Blueprint - A0 size
  • Full scale blueprint of a Gibson L5 CES® archtop jazz guitar. - A0 size - 841mm x 1189mm (33" x 47") with a 5mm white margin on each edge. Suitable for framing or mounting as a decorative hanging. - Full scale.
  • Item location: Mermaid Beach, AU
1981 Gibson L-5CES promo sheet case candy
  • 1981 Gibson promotional sheet - exceptionally clean condition. Image on front, text on reverse 8 1/2" x 3 3/4". Great case candy for your Gibson L-5CES.
  • Item location: MILTON KEYNES, GB
Vintage 1959 Gibson Kluson Sealfast Tuners L-5CES Super 400 Byrdland L-5 EAD
  • This is a "Bass side" or EAD tuner - a rare single tuner and is is correct for your GOLD HARDWARE high end archtop (L-5, Byrdland, Super 400, Johnny Smith, etc) From the late 50's into the 1960's.
  • Item location: Chicago, US
Vintage 1959 Gibson Kluson Sealfast Tuners L-5CES Super 400 Byrdland L-5 EAD 57
  • This is a "BASS side" or EAD tuner - a rare single tuner and is is correct for your GOLD HARDWARE high end archtop (L-5, Byrdland, Super 400, Johnny Smith, etc) From the late 50's into the 1960's.
  • Item location: Chicago, US
Vintage 1959 Gibson Kluson Sealfast Tuners L-5CES Super 400 Byrdland L-5 EAD 58
  • This is a "Bass side" or EAD tuner - a rare single tuner and is is correct for your GOLD HARDWARE high end archtop (L-5, Byrdland, Super 400, Johnny Smith, etc) From the late 50's into the 1960's.
  • Item location: Chicago, US
1963 Gibson L-5 CES + 1964 L-5 Custom Order vintage guitar history article print
  • SIDE A: The Gibson L-5 CES electric guitar. SIDE B: The Gibson L-5 custom order guitar. was carefully removed from a guitar history book. waterproof poly bag envelope with extra. Item will be sealed in a clear plastic sleeve.
  • Item location: Flint, US
1955 Gibson Byrdland + 1954 Gibson L-5 CES vintage guitar history pin-up article
  • SIDE A: The Gibson Byrdland electric guitar. SIDE B: The Gibson L-5 CES electric guitar. was carefully removed from a guitar history book. waterproof poly bag envelope with extra. It would also make a unique gift for that.
  • Item location: Flint, US
1970's Original Gibson L-5CES Guitar of the Month Brochure
  • This is the original 1970's GIBSON SHOWCASE GUITAR OF THE MONTH brochure - from over 40years ago! >>>>>GIBSON L-5CES<<<<<. Over the years I've acquired many music related pieces.
  • Item location: Fairport, US
Gibson USA gold Pickguard Bracket for es 350 L5 ces Super 400 Byrdland archtop
  •    from RetroGuitarParts   vintage guitars + parts.     "Archtop and Jazz Specialist" click on "see other items" to check out our many new Gibson USA parts!... Here's a new genuine Gibson USA gold Super 400 / L5 pickguard bracket from Nashville. Not repro! All usa threads! This is the correct size for the L5 and other full-depth archtop models where you need gold plating.   Faithful to the original specs of the 50's bracket.   1.25 inch side foot. Nickel plated. Stunning mint/new! Highest quality...brass with gold plating. Comes with side screw and mounting block. *Gorilla glue, Bondit, Locktite, and Polyzap are recommended adhesives for the block.
  • Item location: , US
vintage Gibson NOS 1970's Pickguard Bracket for L5 Super 400 L 5 ces citation
  • from RetroGuitarParts   vintage guitars + parts.     "Archtop and Jazz Specialist" From my private collection! Here's a mint new-old-stock 1970's Gibson bracket for a super 400 or L5. The block is newer but the bracket is all original 1970's and MINTY fresh! Amazing condition. Shows no player wear!! For your high end archtop restoration. *Gorilla glue, Bondit, Locktite, and Polyzap are recommended adhesives for the block.                    .
  • Item location: , US

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Description

The Gibson L-5 CES WR is a Jazz Guitar with a Custom Shop, 20 Frets, 2 x '57 Classic humbuckers, 2 x Volume controls, 2 x Tone controls, 3-Way toggle, ABR-1 bridge, Archtop tailpiece, Gold hardware, Includes a Custom Shop case & Made in the USA. The retail price is 7567.77 £. Buy Gibson L-5 CES WR at Thomann UK.

Specifications

Body17"
TopSpruce
Back & sidesHigh-grade flamed maple
NeckMaple, Walnut
FretboardEbony
Fretboard inlaysPearl block
Scale648 mm
BridgeEbony
ColourRed
SoundboardMaple
Frets20
Pickup SystemHH
TremoloNo
Incl. CaseYes
Incl. GigbagNo

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