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National / (Gibson) 1155 / 1957 / Guitar For Sale

National 1155 from 1957 - a Gibson made dreadnought guitar - Eddie Dean the "Singing Cowboy" played such a cool guitar!

What makes this guitar special? - It is 100% original an in wonderful condition for its age. Some of you may know that the bodies for these National 1155 models were actually made by Gibson and as you can see it looks very much like a J-50. There's actually a Gibson factory order number on the neck block which dates to '57.

Tonally, this National delivers everything one expects from a Gibson J-45/50, with traditional slope shoulder dreadnought power and kick. The guitar offers a focused, rich bass register with excellent string-to-string clarity and a powerful, punchy sound. The trebles sparkle and the guitar has a woody snap, simply a rich strummer and rewarding picker in every respect.
The guitar is a lightweight and has this nice bouncy reponse, with all vintage charm!

It is in a extremly good and original vintage condition and plays incredibly well.

It comes with a newer case.

Vintage Guitar World, Germany  

Contact name:
Heiko
Brands:
Martin, Gibson, handmade classical and flamenco guitars ...
Languages:
German, English and French
Specialties:
Acoustic Guitars
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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.

 
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