1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst
1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst
1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst
1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst
1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst

1952 J-185 - Vintage Sunburst

Item Code: 20162003

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From Gibson:

"One of the most fabled Gibsons of all time, the J-185 was originally released in 1951. Designed to be just slightly smaller in proportion to the larger SJ-200, the J-185 used similar appointments, Sitka spruce and maple back and sides for its construction. This Custom Historic 1952 J-185 is enhanced with a Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top and gorgeous flame maple back and sides. Sporting classic J-185 appointments including iconic Maltese crosses inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the open slot bridge, this is a rare model, but highly desired by artists and performers worldwide."

Vintage Sunburst, J-185 Jumbo body shape, Thin VOS nitrocellulose lacquer finish, Thermally aged Sitka Spruce top, Traditional hand scalloped X bracing, Multi-ply top and back binding, Flame Maple back and sides, V shaped Mahogany neck, Bound 12” radius Rosewood fingerboard with the Mother of Pearl Parallelogram inlays and standard frets, 24.75″ scale length, 1.72″ nut width, Gotoh Keystone tuners, With hardshell case

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Case: A hardshell case is included.

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