The J-180 Cherry is a show stopper! Rare and collectible, this unique model, with enhanced double guards and a bright cherry finish is not to be missed. This is the first time in history that this rar... Click To Read More About This Product
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The J-180 Cherry is a show stopper! Rare and collectible, this unique model, with enhanced double guards and a bright cherry finish is not to be missed. This is the first time in history that this rare model has been offered with a solid Cherry finish. Slightly smaller body dimensions than the King of the Flat-tops, the J-180 produces powerful sound with a more nuanced volume and tonal range than its larger cousin. The solid Sitka spruce top with solid flame maple back and sides generate a clean, bright tone and powerful projection from the wide lower bout. Ships with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Wake up "Little Susie" every day with this rare and one-of-a-kind Gibson J-180 with double pickguard in a custom hand-applied cherry nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Based upon the Gibson J-185 body design from the 1950s and made famous by artists from the Everly Brothers to Billy Joe Armstrong, this rare, limited edition J-180 Cherry was kept to a run of only 39 units for all of North America. One inch in diameter smaller than the SJ-200, the J-180/J-185 has stood the test of time and remains a popular and sought-after Gibson among players and recording artists producing a balanced tone that sparkles on the high end. Solid maple back and sides, Genuine mahogany neck attached to the body with a traditional compound dovetail neck joint using old world hide glue. Comes with a plush lined Gibson hardshell case and a limited lifetime warranty.
Body type: Mini Jumbo
Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
Back & sides: Solid maple flame
Bracing pattern: Scalloped X
Body finish: Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: Rounded
Nut width: 1.725" (48mm)
Neck wood: Mahogany 1-piece
Scale length: 24.75"
Number of frets: 20
Neck finish: Nitrocellulose
Brand: LR Baggs
Configuration: Behind the saddle pickup
Preamp EQ: Not applicable
Feedback filter: Not applicable
Tuner: Not applicable
Headstock overlay: Other
Tuning machines: Gold
Saddle & nut: Nubone/Tusq
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Inlays
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
Country of origin: United States
Body Style: J-180
Wood: Solid Sitka spruce top, flame maple back and sides
Binding: Multi-ply top and back, mullti-ply double-ring rosette
Neck: 1-piece mahogany
Neck-to-body: Compound dovetail secured with hide glue at the 14th fret