Gibson ES-345 ES-355 long electric guitar pickguard tortoise shell w/ binding
New hand-made replacement pickguard for c1958-1961 Gibson ES-345 or ES-355 electric guitars. This is the long version of the pickguard Gibson used up until 1961. It is made from 1/8" thick semi-translucent faux tortoise shell acrylic and has 5-ply white/black/W/B/W binding around the edges except for pickup cut-outs. High gloss finish. Pickguard is design to fit Gibson’s higher-end semi-hollow body electrics with two PAF pickups and the cut-outs follow the outer edge of the pickup ring. Pickguard dimensions: 8 3/8” x 3 3/4” overall. Distance between PU rings should be 2 ¼” +/- 1/32”. PU cut-out width is 1 13/16” x ¾” deep. Please measure your guitar to be sure. Note: Hole for mounting pickguard is not drilled because the exact hole location will vary slightly from guitar to guitar and model to model.
Note: Picture of pickguard on a vintage ES-355 is just for reference purposes only.
Recommended Mounting Hardware: Pickguard Hardware Kit #3
This is not usually a stock item and may require an additional 3-5 days lead time.