The Original Workhorse - In-Stock - Weighs in at only 4 lbs! One of the ligthest acoustic guitar we have ever felt! Insanely light and resonant - Rings like a bell! Serial #21413006 - Pictures are of the actual J45 you will receive! We will match or BEAT any Gibson dealer's price!

The allure and legend of the Gibson J-45 lives on in the new 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.

Gibson 1942 Banner J-45 Acoustic Guitar Features:

  • Meticulous re-creation of a legendary Gibson Jumbo acoustic
  • Smooth vintage sound and an intangible vibe
  • Mahogany body and stunning Adirondack red spruce top project huge, warm vintage tone
  • V profile mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard provide impeccable response and playability
  • Torrefaction lends a vintage, aged tone: richer, deeper, and more balanced
  • Gorgeous mother-of-pearl neck inlays add a pop of sophistication
  • Handsome open-back cream button tuners offer incredible tuning stability
  • Hot hide glue top bracing for superior tonal response
  • Hand-sprayed vintage burst

ConditionBrand New (New)
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  • Custom Shop Historic 1942 Banner J-45
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • 2023
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Color Family
  • Brown
  • Sunburst
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Dreadnought
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Top Material
  • Spruce
Model Family
  • Gibson J-45
  • Gibson Custom Shop
Back Material
  • Mahogany
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Frets
  • 19

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