24 June 1999
A c.1964 Gibson ES-345TD
Serial No. 153677, in sunburst finish, with gold-plated metal parts, thinline body with double cutaways, top with f-holes, mahogany neck, twenty-two fret bound rosewood fingerboard with double parallelogram inlays, headstock face with crown inlay motif, truss rod cover with Stereo lettering, two humbucking pickups, four rotary controls, selector switch, Vari-tone switch, metal bridge, stud tailpiece and black pickguard; and a black hardshell case with purple plush lining, and Lee Dickson's handwritten tie-on label Gibson 345 Stereo '64 Sunburst Ser. 53677 and paper adhesive label similarly inscribed
The ES-345TD was introduced in 1959.
Eric Clapton recalled that he used this guitar for a lot of recording work in the early 1980s.
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