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Gibson 1952 J-185 Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$4,999.00
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1500000320105   POS #:116301839
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The Gibson J-185 was originally released in 1951 and remains one of the most legendary Gibsons of all time. Crafted to be just slightly smaller in size to its larger cousin, the SJ-200, the Gibson J-185 used similar appointments, including Sitka spruce and maple back and sides for its construction. This Custom Historic Gibson 1952 J-185 is enhanced...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$4,999.00
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Overview

The Gibson J-185 was originally released in 1951 and remains one of the most legendary Gibsons of all time. Crafted to be just slightly smaller in size to its larger cousin, the SJ-200, the Gibson J-185 used similar appointments, including Sitka spruce and maple back and sides for its construction. This Custom Historic Gibson 1952 J-185 is enhanced with a Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top and beautiful flame maple back and sides. Featuring classic J-185 appointments, including iconic Maltese crosses inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the open slot bridge, this is a rare model that's highly desired by artists and performers across the globe.<br>

Features

  • Thermally aged Sitka spruce top, flame maple back and sides
  • V-shaped mahogany neck with compound dovetail neck-to-body joint, 12” radius rosewood fretboard with mother-of-pearl parallelogram inlays
  • Gotoh Keystone tuners, gold tuner plating
  • Thin nitro VOS finish
Specifications
Body
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Thermally Aged Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Flame maple
  • Bracing pattern: Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing with hide glue
  • Body finish: Thin nitro VOS finish
Neck
  • Neck shape: V
  • Nut width: 1.72"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: No
Other
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh Keystone
  • Bridge: Belly up, holes at rear, open slot
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Included
  • Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
  • Country of origin: United States
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