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Gibson J200 VS Jumbo Vintage Sunburst, 1993

Gibson J200 VS Jumbo Vintage Sunburst, 1993

The Gibson J200 VS, for Vintage Sunburst, is one of the largest production acoustics and continues the reign of “The King of the Flat-Tops”. First appearing in 1938, the J-200 was immediately adopted by major country players. The original selling price was $200, with a $50 upcharge to have your name inlaid in the fingerboard. The J-200 has sometimes been named the SJ-200 (Super Jumbo), and outside of the war years 1944 to 1946, has been in regular production since its introduction.

Used
Price: $2,750.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ200 Jumbo Steel String Sunburst, 1951

❌SOLD❌  Gibson SJ200 Jumbo Steel String Sunburst, 1951

Introduced in 1938 and in constant production since then, the Gibson SJ200 is one of the largest and most recognisable steel string models. Here we’re looking at a very nicely preserved Gibson SJ200 dating to 1951 and built at the Parsons Street plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is in overall rather good condition with some wear, but less than we often see on guitars approaching the 70 year old mark.

Vintage
Price: $13,750.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ 200 Standard Sunburst, 2017

❌SOLD❌   Gibson SJ 200 Standard Sunburst, 2017

Here is a very nice Gibson SJ 200 Standard – the SJ standing for Super Jumbo – in Vintage Sunburst and built during 2015 in Bozeman, Montana. The name has varied over time, starting as the SJ-200 from 1938 to 1954, then abbreviated to J-200 until 1999 when it became the SJ-200 again. This model has been a favourite with a wide range of guitarists, from Gene Autry to Jimmy Page, Pete Townsend to Tex Ritter.

Used
Price: $3,500.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ-200 Standard Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 2015

❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ-200 Standard Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 2015

Introduced in 1938, the Gibson SJ-200 was the top of the line, ‘King of the Flat Tops’, the largest and fanciest non-archtop model. In 1938, the price was a whopping $200, and as an option, you could have your name inlaid on the fingerboard for $50! It went straight to stages and studios, and has been there since. The SJ-200 has appeared on countless recordings, not just Country – both Pete Townsend and Jimmy Page relied on it.

Used
Price: $3,500.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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