Gibson J-185 2012 Natural

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  • $1,695$1,990

Gibson's J-185 was originally produced in the '50s before being reissued starting in 1990. The J-185 uses a jumbo body shape like the famous J-200, but with a somewhat smaller overall size. Gibson also makes a cutaway version of this guitar known as the J-185EC. 

Years of Production:  1950 - 1959, 1990 - 1995, 1999 - present

Body Style: Jumbo

Wood Composition: Curly Maple back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:
Long style tortoise pickguard, split trapezoid inlays, double ring rosette, Fishman electronics


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