Overview

Offered intermittently since 1939, the Jumbo J-100 has also been termed the SJ-100, the J-100 Custom and the Super Jumbo 100. This guitar is similar to the famous J-200 but does not share all the higher-end details and features. The J-100 Extra (or Xtra) was introduced in 1991 as a Mahogany bodied version of the J-100. It also featured different binding styling. 

Years of Production: 
1991 - 2002

Body Style: Jumbo

Wood Composition: Mahogany back and sides, Mahogany neck, Spruce top

Design Elements: Dot inlays, long pointed pickguard, mustache bridge, 25 1/2-inch scale length

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • J-100 Extra
Finish
  • Natural
Year
  • 1999
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Top Material
  • Spruce

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Reviews for the Gibson J-100 Extra Natural 1999
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  • GREAT guitar

    I bought one new in 2001 and would never consider selling it. It looks and sounds better with age. Whether fingerpicking, strumming. or rocking out a rhythm, it's the best. Live it looks and sounds great, and in the studio it's the only one I use. It comes with a fishman pickup installed, but it sou…

  • it's a gibson

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    jumbo may take some time to adjust to (my first) but the sound is beautiful