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.

Body Shape: J-45

Top: Thermally Aged Red spruce

Back: Mahogany

Side: Mahogany

Bracing: Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue

Binding: Multi-ply top, multi-ply back

Finish: Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS

Neck Material: Mahogany

Profile: V

Scale Length: 24.75"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Number Of Frets: 19

Frets: Legend Wire

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1.725"

Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Dots

Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body

Tuner Plating: Nickel

Bridge: Rectangle, open slot

Saddle Material: Bone

Tuning Machines: Strap open back, cream button

Pickguard: Tear Drop

Truss Rod Cover: Black

Bridge Pins: Bone  

Strings: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • Custom Shop Historic 1942 Banner J-45
Finish
  • Sunburst
Categories
Pickup
  • None
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Color Family
  • Brown
String Type
  • Steel
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Dreadnought
Finish Pattern
  • Sunburst
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Top Material
  • Spruce
Model Family
Series
Back Material
  • Mahogany
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Active Preamp
  • No
Number of Frets
  • 19

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