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  • Instrument: Jumbo

  • Brand: Gibson

  • Model: J-50

  • Finish: Natural

  • SKU: GF8006-A

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1948

  • Top: Spruce

  • Back and Sides: Mahogany

  • Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany / Brazilian Rosewood

  • Bridge Material: Brazilian Rosewood

  • Tuners: Replacement tuners

  • Neck Profile: C

  • Neck Depth: 0.95" - 0.97"

  • Scale Length: 25"

  • Nut Width: 1.67"

  • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.15"

  • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): Y

  • Electronics: N/A

  • Case: HSC

  • Modifications/Repairs: Full refinish, replaced bridge, replaced/reinforced rosette, replaced tuners, plugged hole from previous input jack, added strap pin, replaced nut and bridge, replaced bridge pins, pickguard removed, refret, re-glued braces, side separation re-glue on bass side upper bout, replaced bridge plate, missing truss rod cover.

  • 1 9/16”: 1.563”

  • 1 5/8”: 1.625”

  • 1 11/16”: 1.688”

  • 1 3/4”: 1.750”

  • 1 7/8”: 1.875”

This is a fantastic player-grade J-50 that sounds and plays incredibly well! Despite an extensive list of repairs, it retains the mojo and tone characteristic of early post-war J-50s. The repairs include a full refinish, a replaced bridge, a replaced/reinforced rosette, new tuners, a plugged hole from a previous input jack, an added strap pin, a replaced nut and bridge, new bridge pins, a removed pickguard, a refret, re-glued braces, a side separation re-glue on the bass side upper bout, a replaced bridge plate, and a missing truss rod cover. Despite these changes, this guitar plays like a dream and is quickly becoming a shop favorite.

HSC included.

Gibson J-50 1948, Natural

$4,000

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    Description

    This is a fantastic player-grade J-50 that sounds and plays incredibly well! Despite an extensive list of repairs, it retains the mojo and tone characteristic of early post-war J-50s. The repairs include a full refinish, a replaced bridge, a replaced/reinforced rosette, new tuners, a plugged hole from a previous input jack, an added strap pin, a replaced nut and bridge, new bridge pins, a removed pickguard, a refret, re-glued braces, a side separation re-glue on the bass side upper bout, a replaced bridge plate, and a missing truss rod cover. Despite these changes, this guitar plays like a dream and is quickly becoming a shop favorite.

    HSC included.

    Spec
    • Instrument: Jumbo

    • Brand: Gibson

    • Model: J-50

    • Finish: Natural

    • SKU: GF8006-A

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1948

    • Top: Spruce

    • Back and Sides: Mahogany

    • Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany / Brazilian Rosewood

    • Bridge Material: Brazilian Rosewood

    • Tuners: Replacement tuners

    • Neck Profile: C

    • Neck Depth: 0.95" - 0.97"

    • Scale Length: 25"

    • Nut Width: 1.67"

    • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.15"

    • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): Y

    • Electronics: N/A

    • Case: HSC

    • Modifications/Repairs: Full refinish, replaced bridge, replaced/reinforced rosette, replaced tuners, plugged hole from previous input jack, added strap pin, replaced nut and bridge, replaced bridge pins, pickguard removed, refret, re-glued braces, side separation re-glue on bass side upper bout, replaced bridge plate, missing truss rod cover.

    • 1 9/16”: 1.563”

    • 1 5/8”: 1.625”

    • 1 11/16”: 1.688”

    • 1 3/4”: 1.750”

    • 1 7/8”: 1.875”

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