Gibson 1939 J-55 Acoustic Guitar Adirondack Ebony Board Hide Glue
About This Gibson Montana Acoustic Guitar
Gibson 1939 J-55 Acoustic Guitar - Beauty and Brawn
When it was released, the Gibson J-55 acoustic guitar carried on the tradition of Gibson round-shoulder acoustic instruments.
It was one of four Gibson Jumbo guitars offered by in the 1930's, becoming extremely sought for decades after its original release.
The new Gibson Custom Shop 1939 J-55 features premium ebony on the fingerboard and bridge, a long-scale neck, and a Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top.
It's distinctive custom additions include a Moustache bridge, terraced fire stripe pickguard, and a wide 1.77" nut width.
Features & Specifications
- Body Shape - Advanced Jumbo
- Top - Thermally Aged Red Spruce
- Back & Sides - Mahogany
- Bracing - Traditional hand-scalloped Advanced X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue
- Binding - Single-ply top, single-ply back
- Finish - Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS
- Neck Material - Mahogany
- Profile - Luthiers Choice AJ
- Scale Length - 25.5" / 647.7mm
- Fingerboard Material - Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius - 12"
- Number of Frets - 19
- Frets - Legend Wire
- Nut - Bone 1.77" / 44.95mm
- Inlays - Mother-of-pearl Dots
- Neck Joint - Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
- Tuner Plating - Nickel
- Bridge - Moustache, no inlay
- Saddle - Bone
- Tuning Machines - Open back cream button
- Pickguard - Stair Step
- Truss Rod Cover - Black
- Bridge Pins - Bone
- Electronics - None
- Strings - 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
- Case Included
Serving Musicians Since 1991