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The Gibson '60s J-45 Original acoustic guitar offers musicians a chance to experience the renowned sound and feel of Gibson's most popular acoustic shape. The all-mahogany construction of this round-shoulder dreadnought provides a warm, balanced tone with pronounced lows and clear highs. The '60s J-45 Original features period-correct specifications like a 1-11/16" nut width, hot-stamped pickguard and vintage sunburst finish that evoke the iconic guitars of the 1960s folk era.

Sitka Spruce Top and Scalloped X-Bracing

The '60s J-45 Original's premium Sitka spruce soundboard is carefully hand-selected and paired with Gibson's signature scalloped X-bracing construction. This combination produces a broad dynamic range with crisp articulation and a robust low end. The scalloped bracing thins and tapers the ends of the X-braces for enhanced vibration of the soundboard, resulting in a lively and open tone with rich overtones.

All-Mahogany Back and Sides

The all-mahogany back and sides of the '60s J-45 Original provide a warm, balanced tone and pronounced midrange. Mahogany's dense grain lends depth and clarity to each note. The mahogany neck also contributes to a full, rounded tone and smooth playability up and down the fretboard.

Vintage-Inspired Specs

From its vintage finish and mother-of-pearl dot inlays to its adjustable rosewood bridge saddle and Grover tuners, the '60s J-45 Original is designed to evoke the iconic Gibson acoustics of the 1960s. A 1-11/16" nut width and radiused rosewood fretboard provide a comfortable playing feel for both rhythm and lead playing.

Gibson '60s J-45 Original Acoustic Guitar Wine Red
Gibson '60s J-45 Original Acoustic Guitar Wine Red
Gibson '60s J-45 Original Acoustic Guitar Wine Red

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  • Compound dovetail neck-to-body joint
  • Sitka spruce top paired with all-mahogany back and sides
  • Rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlays
  • Traditional belly up, adjustable bridge with TUSQ saddle and bridge pins

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  • Body type: Round-shoulder dreadnought
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Traditional hand-scalloped X bracing
  • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Rounded
  • Nut width: 1.686" (42.84 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Bridge: Traditional belly up, adjustable
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone, TUSQ
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black
  • Tuners: Grover Strap Cream Button
  • Case: Hardshell

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