Gibson

Description

During a time when cultural optimism was low, Gibson dreamed up a new line of "advanced" instruments; included in those models was the Advanced Jumbo. Due to low production numbers from 1936–1939, this model largely flew under the radar even though it was a supreme sounding and performing instrument. The Gibson Acoustic Custom Shop 1936 Advanced Jumbo is outfitted with a Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top, mahogany back and sides and premium Waverly tuners. The 1936 Gibson Advanced Jumbo brings back all the tone and prestige that made these sought-after instruments by artists and collectors.
Features
  • Thermally Aged red spruce top, rosewood back and sides
  • Gibson Historic AJ mahogany neck with compound dovetail neck-to-body joint, rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl diamonds and arrows inlays
  • Waverly tuning machines
  • Thin nitrocellulose VOS finish
Specifications
Body
  • Top wood: Thermally Aged red spruce
  • Back & sides: Rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: Traditional hand-scalloped Advanced X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue
  • Finish: Thin nitrocellulose finish, VOS
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Gibson Historic AJ
  • Nut width: 1.72"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 19
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
Other
  • Tuning machines: Waverly
  • Bridge: Rectangle, open slot
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Included
  • Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit