Gibson ES-355 c1958-1961 LONG pickguard celluloid tortoise w/ 5-ply aged binding
Brand new hand-made replacement pickguard for late c1958-1961 Gibson ES-355, ES-345 or equivalent semi-hollow body electric guitars. Fox Guitars’ TruVintage pickguard design very precisely matches an original Gibson factory pickguard. It’s made from 100% real celluloid tortoise shell with a rigid semi-translucent acrylic backing which allows more light to show through the celluloid. It has a 5-ply aged ivoroid/black/ivoroid/black/ivoroid binding around the edges except for pickup cut-outs. The pickguard also has a pre-attached black backing strip which makes it very strong and rigid to prevent any kind of warping or twisting. Hand-buffed glossy finish. All pictures shown are representative of the pickguard you will receive. No hardware included.
Pickguard dimensions: 8 1/8” x 4 1/8” overall. Distance between PU rings on guitar 2 ¼” +/- 1/32”. Neck pickup cut-out width is 1 13/16" deep. Please measure your guitar to be sure. Note: Holes for mounting are not drilled in pickguard since exact location will vary from guitar to guitar and model to model.
Highest quality and most accurate reproduction pickguard available anywhere.
This is a custom made-to-order item and will require an additional 7-10 days lead time.