Gibson Custom Historic 1952 J185 Antique Natural

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About This Listing

Considered by many to be one of Gibson's finest acoustic instruments, the J-185 appears to be rather underexposed, much to the delight of dedicated Gibson enthusiasts.

Originally released in the early 1950's and designed to be slightly smaller than its larger companion, the SJ-200, the J-185 still offers superior tone. The J-185 from 2020 maintains an unsurpassed balance of lows, mids and highs, with a great response to every note on the fingerboard.

Built with flamed maple back and sides, with a Sitka spruce top and mahogany neck. The beautiful antique Natural finish gives this new '52 J185 the look it deserves. This extremely comfortable Gibson J185 with a great look and a bright resonant sound comes with original case and all accessories.

Specifications Body Shape: Jumbo Finish: Antique Natural  Dimensions: Width: 406 mm - 16"
Depth: 105 mm - 4.2" Body Material: Solid Flamed Maple  Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce Bracing: Traditional hand scalloped X-bracing

Body Details:

2-ring rosette, w/ multiple trim, Tortoise pickguard, Creme body bindings, w/ multiple purfling Neck Material: Mahogany Neck Profile: Slim Taper Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard Radius: 12" Neck Details: Mother-of-pearl Parallelograms inlay Nutwidth: 43.8 mm - 1.7" Scale Length: 628 mm - 24.75" String spacing: 54 mm - 2.1" Bridge: Traditional belly up rosewood bridge, w/ pearl cross inlays Tuners: Gotoh Keystone Pickup: N/A Condition: New Tech Notes: N/A Travels in: Original Hardshell Case Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity, TFOA-passport, Case Candy


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