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1957 Gibson J-45 (consignment) SOLD

Comments 1957 Gibson J-45
Serial Number U 566 12, built during 1957 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Pricing $4,199 CAD with original case.
Neck Mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard, dot markers.
Frets Likely original frets with some wear.
Body Classic slope shoulder dreadnought; spruce top with mahogany back and sides. Creme binding on top and back.
Finish Original nitrocellulose lacquer, brown sunburst finish
Hardware/electronics Original Kluson Deluxe strip tuners, with some deteriorationon the creme plastic buttons. Bone saddle, Delrin nut.
Playability/Action Plays well, though the action is somewhat high at 8/64ths on the treble side to 9/64ths on the bass, indicating that there could be a neck reset in the future.
Case Original brown hardshell case included.

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