|Serial Number||Natural: 10512047. Sunburst: 10512026. Both built 2012 in Bozeman, Montana.|
|Pricing||$3330.00 CAD with case.|
|Neck||Rock maple neck with walnut center strip, bound ebony fingerboard with abalone crown markers. 24.75″ scale length, 1.725″ nut width, ‘D’ Profile, 75th Anniversary engraved truss rod cover.|
|Frets||19 frets in total, 14 to the body.|
|Body||Sitka spruce top with quilted maple back and sides. Multi-ply bound top and back, abalone and purfling double ring rosette. Scalloped, J-165 X-bracing. Traditional ‘moustache’ bridge with abalone inserts, traditional engraved faux-tortoise pickguard.|
|Finish||Gloss nitrocellulose finish, natural or sunburst.|
|Hardware/electronics||Bone nut and saddle. L.R. Baggs ‘Element’ under saddle piezo pickup, endpin jack. Gold tuners with keystone buttons.|
|Playability/Action||These play very well right out of the box, and of course we will set them up to meet the player’s requirements.|
|Case||Original Gibson ‘Canadian’ hard shell arch top case.|
|Comments||These two spectacular Gibson J-200M Trophy 75th Anniversary models are part of a limited run of 75 instruments, made in Bozeman, Montana and celebrating the 75th anniversary of the J-200. Introduced in 1937 for Ray Whitely, the J-200 shot to the top of the shelf for country and movie performers. It’s also been used on many classic rock recordings.Closely based on the J-200 but smaller, these guitars are very comfortable to play; the body size is drawn from the J-165 and the scale length is down to 24.75″. They are a little more tonally balanced than the J-200 with a bit less empahsis on the bottom end.
Very comfortable to play, great sound, classic proportions, spectacular wood choices.
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