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Gibson Custom Shop 1942 Banner J-45 Vintage Sunburst

   
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SN: 21361019

The Original Workhorse

The allure and legend of the Gibson J-45 lives on in the new Custom Historic 1942 Banner J-45. Inspired by the holy grail of vintage acoustic instruments, luthiers in Montana meticulously crafted a J-45 just like the most popular and celebrated version in structure and components. The new 1942 Banner J-45 includes a Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top hand-sprayed with a historic-style burst, hot hide glue top bracing for better tonal response, and a bone nut and saddle.

Body

Body Shape
J-45
Top
Thermally Aged Red spruce
Back
Mahogany
Side
Mahogany
Bracing
Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue
Binding
Multi-ply top, multi-ply back
Finish
Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS

Neck

Material
Mahogany
Profile
V
Scale Length
24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
12"
Number Of Frets
19
Frets
Legend Wire
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width
1.72" / 43.81mm
Inlays
Mother-of-pearl Dots
Joint
Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body

Hardware

Tuner Plating
Nickel
Bridge
Rectangle, open slot
Saddle Material
Bone
Tuning Machines
Strap open back, cream button
Pickguard
Tear Drop
Truss Rod Cover
Black
Bridge Pins
Bone

Electronics

Under Saddle Pickup
None

Miscellaneous

Strings Gauge
0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
Case
Period Correct Case
Accessories
Includes Gibson Accessory Kit