Hey Gang, you guessed it. A poor man's J-45...! But well worth the money...!!! Discover the one-of-a-kind charm of the 1972 Gibson J-40 Acoustic Guitar with a delightful twist – the iconic J-45 pickguard that adds an extra touch of vintage allure. This extraordinary instrument not only embodies the timeless Gibson craftsmanship but also boasts a unique feature that sets it apart from the rest.

Crafted in 1972, the Gibson J-40 features a solid Spruce top that has aged gracefully over the years, delivering a warm and resonant sound with exceptional clarity. The natural aging process has bestowed a unique character to the top, giving it a soulful depth that only comes with decades of playing and music-making.

The Mahogany back and sides add to the guitar's rich tonal foundation, offering a balanced and full-bodied sound that will enrapture both players and listeners. The dreadnought body shape provides a versatile platform for various playing styles, from gentle fingerpicking to powerful strumming.

What sets this 1972 Gibson J-40 apart is the addition of the iconic J-45 pickguard. This vintage-style touch not only enhances the guitar's visual appeal but also pays homage to the legendary J-45 model, adding a dash of vintage charm to this already stunning instrument.

The Mahogany neck with its comfortable "C" profile ensures a smooth and effortless playing experience, while the Ebony fretboard with dot inlays adds a touch of elegance and provides an excellent platform for your musical explorations.

As you strum or pluck the strings of this vintage beauty, you'll be rewarded with a tonal richness that is simply mesmerizing. The guitar's matured sound showcases a harmonically complex timbre that truly stands the test of time.

This 1972 Gibson J-40 with a J-45 pickguard has been lovingly maintained and is in excellent condition, preserving its authentic sound and vintage allure. Whether you're a seasoned player or a collector seeking something truly special, this unique instrument will be a cherished addition to your collection.

!... Feel free to contact us for any questions regarding this guitar. We usually get back the same day. Thanks, BH...!

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Guitars West

Guitars West

Natural Finish
18 Years
Guitars West
Gary "Big Hern" Hernandez
Murrieta, CA
5:59 AM
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