GIBSON ES-340TD

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ES-340TD, ES-340TDN and ES-340TDW
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  • Gibson ES-340TD electric guitar
    Gibson ES-340TD

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1969 to 1974
1978

GIBSON produced the ES-340 TD between 1969 and 1974 and also in 1978. The ES 340 was like the ES-335 but had a different wiring scheme and a 3 piece maple neck.

The Gibson ES-340TD featured a thin archtop. semi-acoustic body with double venetian cutaway design. Selected birch body with white pearl binding. The semi-hollow body had a solid hard-rock maple center piece. Laminated maple neck. Rosewood fingerboard with miniature block pearloid inlays. Exclusive adjustable truss rod. Decorative. inlay mother-of pearl peghead. Chrome-plated parts. Tune-O-Matic bridge. Twin chrome-plated humbucking pickups. Master volume control. Master mixer control. Three-position toggle switch. 1: Normal position for standard guitar sounds,  2: in or out phase tonalities,  3: stand-by position. 16" wide, 19" long, 1.75" thin body 24.75" scale, 22 frets. Finish options were natural (ES-340TDN) or walnut (ES-340TDW).

Specifications (26)

Controls

EQ or mix controlsmix control
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups

General

Finish colorsnatural finish, walnut finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialmaple body back
Body shape featuresarchtop, double cutaway
Body sides materialmaple body sides
Body styleES-335 style, archtop
Body top materialmaple body top
Hollow bodysemi-hollow body
Pickguard shaperaised pickguard
Soundhole2 f-holes

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
Hardware colornickel hardware
Tailpiecestop tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersblock fingerboard position markers, trapezoid fingerboard position markers

Neck

Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (5)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1974$1000.00newKolachki Slim
2018$3000good
2017$5500good
2018£4960good1969, 1968 pots, TDW
1978$1000goodWolfgangGrover Tuners

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