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Description
The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.

Summary

Finish: The body has been fully oversprayed; the neck and headstock finish appears to be original. There is a rose decal on the front of the bass shoulder, under the clear coat.

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Top Material: Spruce Top

Body Details: Mahogany back and sides with spruce top. There is what appears to be some water damage to the wood and finish along the bottom of the body; a small separation where the wood began to warp has been repaired. Several internal braces have been reglued.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Neck Profile: "C" profile

Neck Thickness (IN): 1.00" (1st fret), 1.05" (10th fret)

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"

Nut Width: 1-11/16"

Scale Length: 24 3/4"

Neck Details: Mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and non-original bone nut. The neck has a solid maple reinforcement bar instead of an adjustable truss rod, common for guitars of this era. The fingerboard has been removed, reglued, and refretted, and the neck has been reset. A new bone nut has been made.

Electronics: None

Hardware: The bridge and nut have been replaced. The pickguard has also been removed and reglued.

Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz

Cosmetic Condition: -The neck has been reset -The fingerboard has been removed, reglued, and refretted -The body has been oversprayed, and a decal applied -The bridge has been replaced -The pickguard has been removed and reglued -Several internal braces have been reglued -A small separation on the bottom center seam has been reglued -The nut has been replaced

Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been reset -The fingerboard has been removed, reglued, and refretted -The body has been oversprayed, and a decal applied -The bridge has been replaced -The pickguard has been removed and reglued -Several internal braces have been reglued -A small separation on the bottom center seam has been reglued -The nut has been replaced

Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 12-53 phosphor bronze strings. The frets are tall with minor wear. The guitar lacks an identifiable factory order number; the banner logo, non-adjustable wooden neck reinforcement, and construction appointments date the guitar to 1944.

Case Details: Era-correct hardshell case

Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

1944
Gibson
Very Good
Sunburst Sunburst
16 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
2:37 PM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

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3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.