1957 Gibson J-45 Guitar

$4,950.00 $4,495.00

Nice ’50’s Sunburst Gibson J-45 with great sound and set-up.


Exc (-) condition. Width at nut: 1 11/16″.

Sunburst. Mostly all original except newer case, newer bone nut, and a professionally replaced bridge. No cracks in top, back, or sides.
Beautiful grain Spruce top, hard to tell what species. Multiple cream binding on top edge of guitar. Beautiful roped Mahogany back and sides. Mahogany neck. Cream binding on back edge. Gibson logo decal at top of blackened peghead overlay. Original truss rod cover and screws. Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Original tortoise pickguard.
Finish is all original and hardy with some belt buckle wear in back of guitar, hand wear on back of neck, and pick wear in the normal areas around soundhole/bridge area.

Neck has been reset. During the neck removal for resetting, the neck heel was cracked and repaired. It was professionally repaired very well and is not a distraction. You can find where the repair was, but it is not obvious. Strap button hole in bottom of heel. Center seam of guitar back reglued. Center seam of top reglued. This guitar has played many shows and has a few little nicks and dings throughout, and polite finish checks.
The replacement bridge was professionally made and was installed with no signs of trauma to the guitar top.

Comes with K&K Pure Mini pickup installed. Comes with good newer Hard Case.



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