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Gibson J-185 True Vintage Sunburst Acoustic #12064089 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

The True Vintage J-185 with a gorgeous Red Spruce top!


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Condition: Used, Excellent

A stunning combination of Adirondack Spruce and maple! This J-185 has volume and projection to bring out flatpicking and fingerstyle approaches wonderfully. This timeless design fitted with L.R. Baggs Element VTC pickup is ready for any playing situation.

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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.


Model: J-185 True Vintage

Serial: 12064089

Year: 2012

Body Shape: Jumbo

Top Material: Red Spruce

Back & Sides: Flamed Maple

Binding: Multi-Ply W/B/W

Finish: Sunburst

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Profile: Sim C

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Number of Frets: 20

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Split Parallelograms

Tuners: Gotoh Nickel

Truss Rod Cover: B/W

Pickguard: Tortoise

Bridge: Rosewood

Electronics: L.R. Baggs Element VTC

Case: Hardshell