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Gibson 1939 J-55 Faded Vintage Sunburst 4.5 #22262019

Serial Number: #22262019

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 new 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.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Styles Round Shoulder
  • 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
  • Body Finish Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS
  • Neck Profile Historic AJ
  • Scale Length 647.7
  • Fingerboard Material Ebony
  • Fret Count 19
  • Frets Legend Wire
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Nut Width 44.95
  • Inlays Mother-of-pearl Dots
  • Joint Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
  • Bridge Moustache, no inlay
  • Saddle Material Bone
  • Tuning Machines Open back cream button
  • Pickguard Stair Step
  • Truss Rod Cover Black
  • Bridge Pins Bone
  • Under Saddle Pickup None
  • Strings Gauge 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
  • Case Period Correct Case
  • Accessories Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
  • CSRS5539VS
  • 4 lbs 5 oz
  • 22262019

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