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Gibson J-185 Original Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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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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
$3,649.00
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1500000317156   POS #:116284134
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The J-185 is believed by many to be one of Gibson's best acoustic instruments, yet it seems to be fairly obscure, much to the delight of devoted Gibson lovers. Originally released in the early 1950s and designed to be slighty smaller than its larger companion, the SJ-200, the Gibosn J-185 still offers superior performance and tone. The J-185 Origin...  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
$3,649.00
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Overview

The J-185 is believed by many to be one of Gibson's best acoustic instruments, yet it seems to be fairly obscure, much to the delight of devoted Gibson lovers. Originally released in the early 1950s and designed to be slighty smaller than its larger companion, the SJ-200, the Gibosn J-185 still offers superior performance and tone. The J-185 Original maintains unsurpassed balance of lows, mids and highs, with equal response to every note on the fretboard. The Gibson J-185 Original acoustic-electric is acclaimed by many as the perfect body size and shape for any player.

Features

  • Sitka spruce top, flame maple back and sides
  • Slim Taper mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, mother-of-pearl parallelograms inlays
  • Gotoh Keystone tuning machines, LR Baggs VTC undersaddle pickup with volume and tone controls
  • Nitro-finished body
Specifications
Body
  • Top wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Flame maple
  • Bracing pattern: Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing
  • Body finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim Taper
  • Nut width: 1.72"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl parallelograms
  • Joint: Compound Dovetail neck-to-body
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: LR Baggs VTC
  • Configuration: Undersaddle pickup, volume and tone controls
  • Tuner: No
Other
  • Tuning machines: Gotoh Keystone
  • Bridge: Traditional belly up
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
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