Gibson J-45 Original '50s - Ebony

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Gibson J-45 Original '50s - Ebony

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Gibson J-45 Original '50s - Ebony

Can a single instrument capture the essence of ten years of iconic silky blues and era-defining rock 'n' roll? The Gibson J-45 Original 50s dares to try. Crafted with traditional materials like Sitka Spruce and Mahogany, renowned for their rich and unmistakable tone, this guitar is a legend in its own right. With the look and feel of a vintage 1950s model, complete with subtly antiqued top and back binding, it's like holding history in your hands. Yet, it's not just a relic of the past; it's been upgraded for modern performance. The LR Baggs VTC pickup delivers a natural, earthy tone when you need to take your music to larger audiences. Embrace the golden era of music with this timeless classic.

The essence of the 1950s era is unmistakable - brimming with emotion, the dawn of experimentation, and the rebellious edge of rock 'n' roll that would shape music for generations. The Gibson J-45 Original 50s effortlessly channels this spirit. Crafted with a mahogany body, it not only provides a sturdy foundation for your guitar but also delivers a rich, captivating tone that demands attention. Gibson's mastery of traditional craftsmanship shines through, from the classic belly-up bridge to the Grover strap cream button tuning machines, ensuring an authentic sonic journey back to the 1950s. With the LR Baggs VTC pickup system, you can trust that your acoustic brilliance will shine through even when amplified. Designed with the professional in mind, this top-of-the-line LR Baggs system offers unparalleled responsiveness and control, ensuring every nuance of your performance is captured. Plus, with built-in volume and tone controls, you can tailor your sound to suit any audience, whether large or intimate.

Not only does the J-45 Original 50s sound like a dream, but it also looks and feels the part. Its nostalgic 1950s tone is complemented by classic aesthetics, including a J-45 round shoulder body, vintage tortoise pickguard, and deluxe cream binding, all accentuated by stunning nickel hardware for an extra touch of elegance. And when it comes to playability, this guitar excels. The rounded mahogany neck fits snugly in your hand, reducing friction as you navigate the fretboard with ease. With a rosewood fretboard providing a smooth surface for chord transitions and fingerpicking, every note feels effortlessly under your fingertips. With the Gibson J-45 Original 50s, you have all the ingredients to infuse your music with the timeless flair of the 1950s - it's now up to you to make it your own.


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Sitka spruce
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Body Type: J-45
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Colour: Ebony
  • Rosette: Ring

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Round
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.725"

Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Nickel
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Strap Cream Button
  • Under Saddle Pickup: LR Baggs VTC
  • Controls: Volume, Tone

  • Pickguard: 50's, Tortoise
  • Case: A hardshell case is included

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  • Model: OCRS4550EB
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Ex Tax: €2,597.56
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