Epiphone Exclusive Shinichi Ubukata ES-355 Custom Electric Guitar (with Case)

Fully loaded and ready to rock, Shinichi Ubukata's signature ES-355 Custom boasts a set of Gibson 57 Classic pickups and bound diamond-shaped sound holes.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
5-ply maple body Sweetly resonant tone with strong, smooth highs
Gibson '57 Classic humbucking pickups Vintage PAF feel; warmth, depth and distinct edge
Bigsby B-70 tremolo Vintage-style vibrato bends notes for cool effects
Mono Varitone circuit Adjust voicing from full & flat to narrow & biting

Shinichi Ubukata is a highly respected Japanese guitarist and songwriter. His career began in 1998 as the guitarist for Ellegarden, who released five albums and several EPs and maxi- singles. When Ellegarden went on hiatus in 2008, Shinichi Ubukata formed Nothing's Carved In Stone and has released 11 albums so far. In 2018, Ellegarden reunited and continues to work while releasing its sixth album in 2022.

In 2017 Ubukata released his first Gibson signature ES-355, which were sold out immediately in Japan. He requested several unique features for his Epiphone ES-355 Custom signature model to complement the standard ES-355 Custom cosmetics.


- Bound diamond-shaped f-holes,
- Grover(R) Rotomatic(R) tuners,
- Gibson 57 Classic(TM) pickups,
- Bigsby(R) B70 vibrato,
- Mono Varitone switch
- His own "skull" logo on the back of the headstock
- This exciting artist model delivers a diverse range of tonal colors in a stylish package. An Epiphone hardshell case with the artist's "skull" logo is also included.

- Body Shape: ES-355
- Material: 5-ply Maple
- Back & Sides: 5-ply Maple
- Top: 5-ply Maple
- Binding: Multi-ply - Top, Back and Headstock, Single Ply - F-holes and Fretboard
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: Rounded C
- Nut Width: 43mm
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Scale Length: 628.65mm
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut: Graph Tech
- Inlay: Pearloid Block
- Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Bigsby B70
- Tuners: Grover Rotomatic
- Plating: Nickel
- Bridge Pickup: Gibson 57 Classic
- Neck Pickup: Gibson 57 Classic
- Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 6-position Varitone Rotary Switch
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Olive Drab
Shipping Weight: 22.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IGES355CSUODNB3
Satin Cherry
Shipping Weight: 22.05 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 47 x 20 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IGES355CSUSCNB3

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