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Pete’s Gear: Gibson ES-335 guitars

Pete Townshend used Gibson ES-335 thinline semi-hollow archtop guitars during U.S. shows in 1967 and 1968.

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Ca. 1967.

22 Nov. 1967, Southfield, Michigan, with Sunn 100S amplifiers.

Ca. 1967, with Gibson.

18 Nov. 1967, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Ca. 1967.

Ca. 1967.

Ca. 1967.

18 Nov. 1967, the Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Click to view larger version. Southfield High School, Detroit, Michigan, 22 Nov. 1967, with two Sunn 100S amplifiers and 2x15 cabinets, playing a Gibson ES-335. (Photo: SoundCityChris)

Click to view larger version. 22 Nov. 1967, Southfield High School, Detroit, Michigan, with two Sunn 100S amplifiers and 2x15 cabinets, playing a Gibson ES-335. (Photo: SoundCityChris)

25 Nov. 1967, at the Village Theatre (later the Fillmore East), New York, with two Sunn 100S amplifiers and 2x15 cabinets, smashing a Gibson 335.

25 Nov. 1967, at the Village Theatre (later the Fillmore East), New York, with two Sunn 100S amplifiers and 2x15 cabinets, smashing a Gibson ES-335.

25 Nov. 1967, at the Village Theatre (later the Fillmore East), New York, with a Gibson 335.

25 Nov. 1967, at the Village Theatre (later the Fillmore East), New York, post-smashed Gibson ES-335.

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