Gibson / B25 / 1964 / Sunburst / Guitar For Sale
The Gibson B25 is the lesser known cousin of the LG2, replacing the better known model in 1962. LG2’s have become one of the most desirable post war small body Gibsons, and as such their prices have rocketed. So a B25 represents a more affordable way of getting a vintage 00 size Gibson, with a cherry burst rather than tobacco, with very desirable X bracing. This example is in excellent, all original condition, the cherry burst is beautifully faded, the pickguard is a stunner, and there’s lots of cool looking lacquer checking. Also, as a 1964 model, it doesn’t have the skinny neck of later 60’s Gibsons. Tonally it’s fantastic, with surprisingly full bass response for a small bodied guitar, thanks to the X bracing, which also makes the guitar more resonant than the more common ladder braced examples. Basically this means the guitar is more dynamic when strummed, very well balanced when playing fingerstyle, but still packs a punch when soloing. It comes in a non original hard case.
Glenns Guitars, UK
Welcome to Glenn's Guitars here on Vintage & Rare. After many years in the industry, and having been fortunate enough to have worked in Hanks and The Acoustic Centre - probably London's two foremost acoustic guitar shops - I decided to do my own thing.
I have a passion for used and vintage acoustic guitars; nearly new second hand guitars because they can represent a bargain compared to the price of a new guitar, older and vintage guitars because they tend to have more character and can often become an investment.
You will notice when viewing my stock list my taste in guitars, as I only sell guitars that I genuinely like - and there are certain brands noticeable by their absence. I am a huge fan of older Gibson, Martin and Guild acoustics, but also more boutique brands such as Lowden and Collings.
I will consider part exchange if it makes your desired guitar a little easier to afford. I also offer a guitar finding service, if there's something specific you're looking for.
If you are happy to buy over the internet, I will send you as many high resolution photos and as much information about the guitar you're interested in as I can. If you can get to me - I'm based in Enfield, only 30 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station - you can always make an appointment with me and come and try some of the guitars out first.
I accept payment by Paypal, bank transfer, cheque and of course cash.