Finish Details: Full Over-spray
Top Material: Spruce Top
Body Details: Mahogany back & sides with a solid spruce top -- There are repaired cracks on the sides just above both waists -- The finish at the treble side of the tongue is cracked and chipped from a past neck reset. - There are vertical cracks in the top spanning from both sides of the tongue to the sound hole from this as well. They have been repaired and are stable.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Large, U-Shape
Neck Thickness (in): 1st fret: .96", 12th: 1.06"12
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00
Nut Width: 1-9/16 in
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with a bound rosewood board, center dot pearl inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- The board appears to have been painted a glossy black but has worn through to the rosewood over time. There are various sections under the paint that have been filled or repaired
Pickup Measurements: n/a
Hardware: The tuning machine buttons have been replaced
Instrument Weight: 3 Lbs 13.5 oz
Modifications/Repairs: Has been over-sprayed -- The board has been painted glossy black but has since worn away in various areas. Areas of the board under the paint have been filled/repaired. Most notable at the 4th fret and 6th through 10th frets. -- The tuning machine buttons have been replaced -- There are repaired cracks on the sides and top of the body
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This Jumbo 55 shows moderate play wear. Minor nicks & dings exist throughout. Finish checking can be seen throughout the body.
Serial Number: 5227G
Comments: Currently, set up with 12-gauge strings and low action. The truss rod is minimally adjustable but does hold the neck straight. The skinny frets show only light play wear. -- The FON dates this Gibson from 1941.