The ES-335 is Epiphone's version of the historic guitar that has been impressing guitar players all over the world for decades. From the moment it first appeared in 1958, the Gibson ES-335 set an unmatched standard. The Epiphone ES-335 is one of the best deals today for guitar players who want the classic sound of an ES-335 at an accessible price. The ES-335 is built with a layered maple top, back, and sides coupled with a solid maple tone block to give you the impressive warmth, sustain, and tone that players want from an ES-style semi-hollow instrument. Epiphone's Alnico Classic PRO pickups deliver a broad range of vintage sounds while the Rounded C neck profile is comfortable and easy to play.