Gibson J-185 Sunburst 1956

6-String Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson J-185 Sunburst 1956

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .94" 10th- .99"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 1/2"
Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and double parallelogram inlays.
Hardware: Original hardware except for replaced bridge and saddle.
Weight: 4lbs 4oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The bridge has been replaced with a custom made rosewood piece to match the original. The saddle has also been replaced. -There is a small repaired crack along the inside edge of the pick guard.
Case Details: Original hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has play wear consistent with its age. There is finish checking and scuffs and scratches throughout. The top has pick wear around the tongue and sound hole.
Serial Number: A22845
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with medium action. The saddle is low. The frets are small with light play wear. -The serial number dates to 1956.
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