There are a bunch of corrections and retractions in this article. feelnumb.com has been corrected by the Guitar
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The guitar Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) plays in the 1985 classic movie “Back To The Future” is a 1958 Gibson
So, apparently on his way back to 1955, Marty must have made a quick stop in 1958 to pick up the guitar because that was when it was first produced by Gibson. Here’s the Gibson catalogue from 1958.
The biggest difference is Marty’s guitar was retrofitted with a Bigsby Vibrato. Here’s a good close-up shot of Marty’s guitar…
Berry is famous for playing a Cherry Gibson ES-335 but he also has played an ES-345 & ES-355 as well.