Gibson

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The Gibson Southern Jumbo Original acoustic-electric guitar, derived from Gibson's most coveted wartime models, delivers a perfect blend of punch, projection and harmonic richness. Its flexible dynamics ensure stunning tone whether gently fingerpicking or aggressively strumming. You'll appreciate the playability of the mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard, while LR Baggs VTC electronics provide pristine amplified sound. This acoustic-electric stunner also boasts eye-catching touches like double antiqued binding, parallelogram inlays and open-back tuners. For players seeking a versatile, great-sounding guitar with vintage style, the Southern Jumbo Original is a clear choice.

Legendary Jumbo Tone and Playability

The Southern Jumbo Original continues Gibson's legacy of crafting superb flattop guitars. Its jumbo body shape provides a robust low end, clear mids and shimmering highs, while a dovetail neck joint and scalloped bracing deliver rich, balanced tone. A 25.5" scale length and 1.725" nut width afford comfortable playability.

Premium Electronics and Appointments

LR Baggs VTC electronics accurately capture the Southern Jumbo Original's tone and dynamics. Volume, treble and bass controls provide flexible sound shaping. Distinctive touches include double antiqued binding, parallelogram fingerboard inlays, open-back tuners with butterbean knobs and a vintage sunburst finish.

Handcrafted in Bozeman

Like all Gibson acoustics, the Southern Jumbo Original is handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana, using top-quality materials and time-honored techniques. This guitar is built to exacting standards by expert luthiers dedicated to crafting instruments of exceptional tone, beauty and playability.

Gibson Southern Jumbo Original Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst
Gibson Southern Jumbo Original Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst
Gibson Southern Jumbo Original Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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  • Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides
  • SlimTaper mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard
  • LR Baggs VTC undersaddle pickup with volume and tone controls
  • Open back tuning machines

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Body
  • Top wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Mahogany
  • Orientation: Right-handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Number of frets: 20
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: LR Baggs VTC
  • Configuration: Undersaddle pickup
Other
  • Tuning machines: Open back
  • Bridge: Traditional belly up, holes in middle
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Country of origin: United States