Gibson’s limited-edition Chuck Berry 1955 ES-350T promises to be a "perfect" replica of the rock ‘n’ roll legend’s iconic guitar

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Gibson has been hinting at a Chuck Berry 1955 ES-350T all year, and now the impressively-spec'd limited-edition electric guitar has been officially announced.

The model, created in conjunction with the Chuck Berry family, is an historically accurate, "perfect" replica of Berry’s 1955 ES-350T and, incredibly, the first-ever Berry signature guitar.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.