Gibson J50 1965
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Gibson J50 1965 Gibson J50 1965 Gibson J50 1965 Gibson J50 1965 Gibson J50 1965

Gibson J50 1965



Gibson began producing its very successful line of acoustic guitars, the J-45, in 1942.  At the time, during World War II, its was very difficult to come by flawless pieces of wood and as such it was necessary for Gibson to put a finish on this instruments to hide blemishes.  Upon the war’s end, Gibson was able to continue production on the already designed J-50, essentially the J-45 but with a natural finish, possible then because of easy access to fine wood specimens.  While not as iconic as the Sunburst finished J-45s, J-50s such as this one still produce the same warm bass tones and really fill up a room with sound.  This particular piece does just that, with a rich aged sound due to its 1965 birth date.  The guitar feels good in the hands and is a real joy to play.  It does show signs of its age, though, in some significant checking on the finish, but this is merely aesthetic.  This piece was also part of a run with adjustable bridge saddle height and 3x3 Kluson tuners.  Ships in a TSA hard-shell case.

Weight: 4 lbs. 4 oz.

7/10 (very good condition) 1965 Made in the USA

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Type: Acoustic

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