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Gibson J-45 Standard Sitka/Mahogany Guitar #12218034 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

This Workhorse is ready to saddle up and ride with an L.R. Baggs Element VTC pickup installed!


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Condition: Used, Very Good 

Fantastic example of the model!  What can't you do on it?  Strumming, soloing, flatpicking, fingerpicking--the model has been known as one of the most versatile available for good reason, and it shows with this one.

SP Luthier Notes: Setup confirmed

Manufacturer's Description from Gibson Guitars

The J-45 is Gibson's best-selling acoustic of all time. Nicknamed "The Workhorse" and first introduced in 1942, this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the J-45 has been refined to carry this legacy to new heights.

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About Manufacturer

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-45 Standard

Serial: 12218034

Year: 2018

Body Shape: Round Shoulder

Top Material: Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides: Mahogany

Bracing: Traditional, Hand Scalloped X-Bracing

Binding: Multi-Ply Top, Single-Ply Back

Finish: Vintage Sunburst

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Profile: Slim Taper

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Number of Frets: 20

Nut Material: Graph Tech

Nut Width: 1.725"

Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Dots

Tuners: Grover Rotomatic

Truss Rod Cover: B/W

Pickguard: Tortoise

Saddle Material: Tusq

Bridge: Traditional, Belly Up, Rosewood

Electronics: L.R. Baggs Element Active VTC

Case: Hardshell