2004 GIBSON Original Jumbo (Historic Collection).
This is the first series of the Original Jumbo Reissue from 2004.
It is the short scale neck version, Adirondack Red Spruce top & Honduran Mahogany back, made with hide glue like the original. This is absolutely one of the finest made guitars I have ever had the privilege of strumming! Just one of the most fantastic instruments I have put my hands on. It is estimated that there were not more than 25 produced.
This one has the Brazilian rosewood fret-board and bridge (heard there were only 12 of these made with the Adi top and Brazilian board and bridge).
This is the most balanced sounding guitar with an unreal tone and resonance you could ever hope to find, very loud and powerful. It has the original red-lined hard case as-well.
It has been played and still is in fabulous condition, it has a little checking in the lacquer finish but over-all in wonderful condition. She plays like a dream with nice low action and you wont want to put her down.
There is one area on the back (near the butt end) that had a thin hairline crack.
The previous owner thought it may be a lacquer crackle so he took it to GIBSON in Nashville to repair.
They said it was a thin crack so they repaired it from the inside.
It has never given me any problem, in fact I think it probably sounds better now than ever.
It really has a serious boom and sounds like it was built in the 1930s or 1940s.
Whoever gets this instrument will have a gem and something every picker will pay attention to.You will rarely ever see the first ones come up for sale. There are a few other versions but the early first ones are the most desired. These have sold for 4 to 6,000.00. If you have any questions please let me know.
I'm willing to sacrifice this wonderful instrument for $1,975.00 as I am thinning the proverbial "heard". I am also willing to drive and meet half way up to 200+ miles (so if you were 200 miles away we would each drive 100 miles and meet about half way). Or I would be willing to ship in a very well packed, foam filled safe as you can get box with Insurance and tracking for the actual shipping cost. Thanks for looking.
United States, NH
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Condition of Item(s):
Used - Very Good Condition
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