Gibson Historic 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

Enjoy the versatility and comfort of a Southern Jumbo. This Historic 1942 model features a thermally aged Adirondack red spruce top for era-specific tone.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Thermally Aged Adirondack Sitka Spruce Top Aged to vintage specs; crisp, clean tone
Rosewood back and sides Warm tone with long sustain
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Gibson VOS treatment Lightly aged finish and hardware; worn-in feel
The Gibson Custom Shop Historic Reissue 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo features the vibe of a vintage Gibson Acoustic. The Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top and rosewood back and sides have outstanding tonal response and superior playability. At home playing first position chords or picking lead blues licks, the Southern Jumbo is a versatile instrument. Proudly displaying the "Only a Gibson is Good Enough" banner on the headstock, this custom instrument also includes an open slot bridge, a bone saddle and nut, and the classic 1.77" nut width.
- Body Shape: J-45
- Top: Thermally Aged Red spruce
- Back: Rosewood
- Side: Rosewood
- 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: C
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number Of Frets: 19
- Frets: Legend Wire
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.77"
- Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Parallelograms
- Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
- Tuner Plating: Nickel
- Bridge: Belly Down, open slot
- Saddle Material: Bone
- Tuning Machines: Open back cream button
- Pickguard: Tear Drop
- 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: 21.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 20 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): GIB CSRSSJ42 VS
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Phone: (800) 444-2766