Best Semi-Hollow Gibson Electric Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Semi-Hollow Gibson electric guitars.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Gibson ES-339 Figured

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Playability 73
Sound 75
Build quality 73
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74

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  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
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  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,898 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson ES-339 Figured
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Gibson ES-339

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Playability 73
Sound 75
Build quality 70
Value for money 63
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
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  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $2,305.03 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson ES-339
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Gibson 1964 Trini Lopez Standard Ebony Ultra Light Aged

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Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 72
Value for money 57
Overall Score 72
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  • From Gibson's 2020 Gibson Murphy Lab Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple body
  • Solid Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 bridge
  • Authentic 64 Medium C-Shape Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Single Line Strip with Metal Buttons tuners
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  • From Gibson's 2020 Gibson Murphy Lab Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple body
  • Solid Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 bridge
  • Authentic 64 Medium C-Shape Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Single Line Strip with Metal Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson 1964 Trini Lopez Standard Ebony Ultra Light Aged
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Nylon Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Gibson ES-345

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Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 69
Value for money 56
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Very lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,309.14 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,309.14 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson ES-345
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Gibson ES-335 Figured

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Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 70
Value for money 57
Overall Score 72

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,309.14 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Figured Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,309.14 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Figured Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson ES-335 Figured
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Gibson ES-335

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Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 69
Value for money 56
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,054.75 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $3,054.75 >
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson ES-335
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Gibson Slim Harpo Lovell ES-330

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Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 69
Value for money 56
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Very lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • From Gibson's 2021 Artist Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-ply Maple / Poplar / Maple body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson P-90 Dog Ear (P90/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe with white buttons tuners
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  • From Gibson's 2021 Artist Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-ply Maple / Poplar / Maple body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson P-90 Dog Ear (P90/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Deluxe with white buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson Slim Harpo Lovell ES-330
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    8. Gibson ES-335 Satin

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    Playability 73
    Sound 72
    Build quality 67
    Value for money 61
    Overall Score 71

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Normal (2 votes)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
    • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
    • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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    • 5 Prices - New from $2,599 >
    • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple and Poplar body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
    • Rounded C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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    Show all Specs
    • 5 Prices - New from $2,599 >
    • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Maple and Poplar body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Gibson Calibrated T-Type, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
    • Rounded C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson ES-335 Satin
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Tremolo
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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