Gibson / J-45 "Banner" / 1942 / Sunburst / Guitar For Sale
This is a very cool 1942 Gibson J-45 “Banner” … it has this killer sound from the old time … spruce top and mahogany back and sides … all you need for a magical sound experience!
Banner Gibson J-45 are among the most sought after vintage guitars. During war time Gibson produced only a few instruments and took great care in building each instrument.
They used the best materials on this particular one. It has a very nice spruce top and beautiful mahogany back and sides. It has a very nice and chunky mahogany neck and a stunning sunburst finish.
This Gibson is very resonant, has a balanced sound with impressive basses, present mids and a characteristic trebles. The sound is deep and the guitar vibrates perfectly. It has this charming sound you can only find on a well played and beautifully matured vintage guitar.
The FON has faded away, but according the specs and the information from the former owner it can be dated to 1942. The bridge has been replaced, it has newer vintage style tuners and newer frets. The finish has light overspray. The guitar is in very nice shape, with some well done repairs and plays very well with a low action, a straight neck and comfortable frets.
The guitar comes with a newer case.
Vintage Guitar World, Germany
Vintage Guitar World was founded out of passion for guitar playing and the search for the special sound.Selling guitars is not just a job for us – we love guitars and live music.
We are specialized in classical, flamenco and acoustic guitars. As our name already suggests, our preference is on vintage and historically valuable guitars.We want to offer our customers special, unique and high quality guitars.
Guitars which are specially selected and outstanding in sound.All guitars are checked and adjusted. We work closely together with guitar builders and repair shops to adjust each guitar.