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Greco ES 335 Aged Cherry Trans 1977 Rare Japan

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Greco ES 335 Aged Cherry Trans 1977 Rare Japan

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Current bid $1,290
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Location: France
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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Imported model, very good overall condition

Country of Origin: Japan
Condition: Very Good

Greco is a Japanese guitar maker that began in 1967.
Production in Fuji-gen, the factory that produced the no less famous Japanese Fender.
Perfect copies of the Gibson. To simplify: the 'Gibson made in Japan' at a perfect price-quality ratio. We know the excellence and rigour of Japanese makers.
Uncommon on the French market and rightly wanted, our Japanese network allows us to offer them.

GRECO ES335 Cherry Trans made in 1977 in Japan.

100% original. Vintage condition. Certified No Break, No Crack. Very good overall condition, few use marks (see photos for more details). The playability, the comfort, the sounds are more than excellent. The varnish reveals the grain of the wood. Beautifully crafted. It’s understandable why these Grecos made Gibson pull out his hair... They are almost the same. The binding covering the frets on the fingerboard is present... like a Gibson ;-)
When it comes to playing it: Light, it’s a real joy. The fingerboard has a great feeling, very dense rosewood. Perfect balance, the pickups are ultra-precise, incisive ans powerful, true good vintage. Suitable for blues, rock and more...
This model with the floating bridge is popular with Garage Rock groups. The band JET is a fan.
Fingerboard/frets very good condition.
Must be tried. Rare on the market.
N.B.; we preferred to keep it completely original. The 4 new potentiometers will be included if you want to change the sputtering knobs. Normal after 40 years of use :-)
Highly sought after, from Greco’s best years.
By comparison, you’d pay 3 times as much for a Gibson ES335...
Comes in a period vintage case.

60’ type neck
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fittings: chrome plated
Pickups: Original chrome plated Humbucker JAP
Mechanics: Original GRECO vintage chrome plated oil bath.
Serial number: L77992
Manufacturing: 12/1977 MADE IN JAPAN
Weight: 2.940 kg

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Feedback score: 94.4%
Reviews given: 20
Member since: March 23, 2017
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    Top, perfekt, alles Bestens!
    Vielen Danke!
    Sehr gute Gitarre
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    user-1c1ce65 March 30, 2018

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    Properly packed, but strings needed replacement and it was not advertised as is. Case damaged, not mentioned either..!
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    malmouche February 11, 2018

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    "Some diffilculties in communication, but item as described and transaction without problems."
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    Mikey7372 November 21, 2017

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    :-))) I complained about the many messages and your excessive requests by email, your doubts, your suspicions. You received a great guitar at a price under the coast and in very good condition.
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    Beatka44 November 14, 2017

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    Guitare correcte.
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    sergiosantiagoluispeinetti October 30, 2017

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United States $139.61
Austria $69.22
Belgium $69.22
Canada $139.61
Denmark $69.22
France $44.00
Germany $69.22
Ireland $69.22
Italy $69.22
Luxembourg $69.22
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Norway $69.22
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Sweden $69.22
Switzerland $69.22
United Kingdom $80.95
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