BB King's "Lucille" guitar was a Gibson ES355 "Electric Spanish" which he ordered without F-holes, and with  a "Varitone" switchable passive notch filter tone control. This Sonoran ES SHB guitar  is similar to "Lucille" but includes F-holes. It is a beautiful looking instrument with great tone and sustain. The specifications are:

  • 8 lb 5 oz
  • Semi-hollow Pine body with a Walnut faceplate
  • Set-in Maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard, 24 9/16 inch Gibson scale length, contoured 12 inch
  • Neck thickness, not including fret: 0.84" at 1st fret, 0.79" at 6th fret, 0.89" at 12th fret
  • Rosewood peg head laminate
  • General Finishes water-based black lacquered body and neck, clear lacquered faceplate and peghead faceplate; oiled fingerboard
  • 3 way pickup selector switch: neck, neck plus bridge, bridge
  • 2 tone and 2 volume controls
  • de Lisle "Pentatone" switchable 6-position passive notch filter tone control
    • Position 1:     Bypass
    • Position 2:    1590 Hx
    • Position 3:    875 Hz
    • Position 4:    500 Hz
    • Position 5:    275 Hz
    • Position 6:    105 Hz
    • Positions 2 - 3 are good for taking the edge off the bridge pickup
    • Positions 5 - 6 can be useful for the neck pickup
    • Position 4 is a good setting when both pickups are selected or either pickup individually
  • Overwound Golden Age humbuckers
  • Gotoh tune-o-matic bridge and end stop
  • Gotoh tuners
  • "ZeroGLIDE" nut
  • Dual action truss rod
  • D’Addario EXL110 nickel wound 10 / 46 strings
  • Includes:
    • Grover quick-release strap pins and black woven strap
    • Snark clip-on tuning indicator
    • Truss rod hex key
    • World Tour Deluxe 20 mm ES335 Style Gig Bag


 Sale Price: $800 plus tax and shipping

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Sonoran ES SHB Double Cutaway: "Walnut / Pine"