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Bros. Grimm Sunburst Archtop  From Gibson Guitars

Rare archtop from defunct builder Grimm Bros.


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Condition: Used, Good

Guitar exhibits playwear scratching across front and back as well as some further wear by the cutaway (pictured).

If you're looking for a no nonsense archtop that you can safely take out and about to gigs and rehearsals without as much worry about dings and scratches, then consider this great archtop from the Grimm Bros. You shouldn't be too surprised here at the design as it hearkens back to some popular vintage builds, we've got a 25" scale that helps a bit with playability compared to a full scale and a spruce/maple combination that has a wonderful warm and fundamental tone. If you need a guitar that will be clear and direct for jazz that won't break the bank then take a closer look at this fantastic used arrival at the shop!  

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Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.


Top Wood: Solid Spruce

Back & Sides: Maple

Scale Length: 25"

Nut Width: 1 11/16"