Gary Moore’s 1960s Gibson ES-355TD-SV

Gary was first seen using this guitar during the Live At Montreux show recorded in 1997 on the song One Good Reason. He picked it up again two years later at the same place to play a few songs including I Loved Another Woman and Need Your Love So Bad.

Gary Moore Live At Montreux 1997

The guitar featured a cherry red finish, an ABR-1 bridge with a stop tailpiece, large block fretboard inlays, split-diamond headstock inlay, and two Gibson humbuckers. It was also equipped with a Varitone switch which is only available on guitars made after 1959 – which gives us a very broad approximation of the guitar’s year of production.


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