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Gibson 1952 J185 Left-Handed Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Burst

Manufacturer: Gibson
SKU: 8200382
$8,179.00
The J-185 is believed by many to be one of Gibson's best acoustic instruments, yet it seems to be fairly obscure, much to the delight of devoted Gibson lovers.
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Originally released in the early 1950s and designed to be slight smaller than its larger companion, the SJ-200, the J-185 still offers superior performance and tone.

The J-185 Original maintains unsurpassed balance of lows, mids, and highs, with equal response to every note on the fretboard. Acclaimed by many as the perfect body size and shape for any player.


Features

  • J-185 body with Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top. Left-handed, Vintage Sunburst Finish
  • Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard with 20 Standard Frets.
  • Tuning Machines: Gotoh Keystone
  • Includes Gibson Accessory Kit

Specifications

  • Body Shape: J-185
  • Top: Thermally Aged Sitka spruce
  • Back: Flame maple
  • Side: Flame maple
  • Bracing: Traditional Hand Scalloped X-bracing, with hide glue
  • Binding: Multi-ply top, multi-ply back
  • Finish: Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS
  • Material: Mahogany
  • Profile: V
  • Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Number Of Frets: 20
  • Frets: Standard
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.72" / 43.81mm
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Parallelograms
  • Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body Joint
  • Tuner Plating: Gold
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Gotoh Keystone
  • Pickguard: J-185
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black
  • Bridge Pins: Bone
  • Under Saddle Pickup: None
  • Strings Gauge: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
  • Case: Period Correct Case
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