Gibson Limited Edition J-185 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar  

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The J-185 was introduced in 1951 and quickly became a best-seller in the jumbo line. With a slightly smaller body than its fabled cousin, the SJ-200. The J-185 offer an excellent alternative for playe... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The J-185 was introduced in 1951 and quickly became a best-seller in the jumbo line. With a slightly smaller body than its fabled cousin, the SJ-200. The J-185 offer an excellent alternative for players looking for the power and projection of the Super Jumbo in a smaller body style. This limited edition J-185 12 String produces a clear, bright tone with beautifully balanced sonic range. it has a dovetail neck-to-body joint, hand-fitted and secured with hide glue ensures unequalled resonance transfer from strings to body. It also has a radiused body for projection and clarity, and its special nitrocellulose lacquer finish which will help the guitar's tone to mature with age. This special J-185 has classic touches like the mother-of-pearl maltese cross bridge inlay, fret-over binding and upgraded L.R. Baggs VTC pickup. Includes Certificate of Authenticity.

Note: This is an extremely limited one-time run. Only 20 of these amazing 12-strings will be available in the U.S.

Features
  • Body Style: J-180
  • Wood: Sitka spruce top, flame maple back and sides
  • Binding: Multi-ply top and back, multi-ply double-ring rosette
  • Finish: Ebony black, nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck: 1-piece mahogany, 1.725' Tusq nut
  • Neck-to-body: Compound dovetail secured with hide glue at the 14th fret
  • Bracing: Traditional scalloped x-bracing
  • Fingerboard: 12" radius bound rosewood with MOP parallelogram inlay
  • Scale: 24 3/4", short
  • Bridge: Belly up rosewood with Tusq saddle
  • Pickguard: Traditional Hummingbird pickguard
  • Tuning Machines: Gold Grover Rotomatics
  • Strings: Gibson light gauge .012 - .053
  • Electronics: L.R. Baggs Element VTC
  • Case: Black hardshell with plush-lined interior
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