Gibson Country Western 1957 Natural

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $2,585$4,330

The Country Western was the natural finished version of the SJ or Southern Jumbo, though there are some earlier examples that are referred to as the Southern Jumbo as well. The Country Western was made a distinct model starting in 1956, though after 1960 it began being termed the SJ-N as well. Like other Gibson acoustic models, the Country Western switched rom a sloped shoulder to a square shoulder body shape in late 1962.

Years of Production: 
1956 - 1969

Body Style: Round-shoulder Dreadnought

Wood Composition: Mahogany back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: 24 3/4-inch scale length, split paralellogram inlays, long pickguard

Notable Players: Hank Williams Jr. 

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