Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1942 Banner J-45 VOS Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

Formerly limited to WWII-era production, the banner headstock guitars are back! This Historic 1942 J-45 has been gently aged with Gibson's VOS treatment.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Thermally Aged Red Spruce Top Era-correct timber, thermally aged for resonance
Nitrocellulose lacquer finish Ultra-thin, strong gloss; preserves natural tone
Modified V-shaped neck profile Classic look and feel, updated for comfort
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
The allure and legend of the Gibson J-45 lives on in the 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 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"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number Of Frets: 19
- Frets: Legend Wire
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.725"
- Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Dots
- Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
- 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: none
- Strings: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
- Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Vintage Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 20 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB CSRS4542 VS
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 444-2766