Gibson Historic 1939 J-55 Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

For the utmost in style and sound, the J-55 is the way to go. This Historic 1939 model has a thermally aged Adirondack red spruce top and a moustache bridge.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Thermally Aged Red Spruce Top Era-correct timber, thermally aged for resonance
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Gibson VOS treatment Lightly aged finish and hardware; worn-in feel
When it was released, the J-55 carried on the tradition of Gibson round-shoulder acoustic instruments. It was one of four Jumbo guitars offered by Gibson in the 1930s, becoming extremely sought after decades after its original release. The Custom Shop 1939 J-55 features premium ebony on the fingerboard and bridge, a long-scale neck, and a Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top. Distinctive custom additions include a Moustache bridge, terraced fire stripe pickguard, and a wide 1.77" nut width.
- Body Shape: Advanced Jumbo
- Top: Thermally Aged Red Spruce
- Back: Mahogany
- Side: Mahogany
- Bracing: Traditional hand-scalloped Advanced X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue
- Binding: Single-ply top, single-ply back
- Finish: Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Profile: Historic AJ
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number Of Frets: 19
- Frets: Legend Wire
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.77"
- Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Dots
- Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
- Tuner Plating: Nickel
- Bridge: Moustache, no inlay
- Saddle Material: Bone
- Tuning Machines: Open Back cream button
- Pickguard: Stair Step
- Truss Rod Cover: Black
- Bridge Pins: Bone
- 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: 21.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 49 x 21 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB CSRS5539 VS
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