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For Sale: 1965 Gibson J 50

Posted By: GStump (+96) | Rate Member
 Member 10+ Years  Returns allowed with money back refund

$2,750 USD

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For sale - a 1965 Gibson J 50. I am selling this for a friend. According to the research I have done, the 65' J 50 was more or less a J 45 that was finished out "natural" instead of sunburst. This particular instrument has NO issues. The original bridge has been replaced; my research says the majority of this year would have had an adjustable bridge, the replaced bridge is Non - Adjustable, with pearl accent dots. The owner says that the option was mentioned to him when the repair was done, but the Non - Adjustable was a bit cheaper, and also (and the main reason he opted for the non - adjustable) that this bridge would very likely increase the volume and give the guitar a bit better tone, so that's what he opted to go with. Other than that - the guitar is in very good shape. It has a spruce top, and mahogany back, sides, and neck. Has a bone nut and saddle. Has a 14 fret neck to body junction joint. Triple bound top. One or two very small cracks which only appear to be superficial, and all parts are very stable and strong. The finish is in great shape, no belt buckle rash, no dings or scratches to amount to even be worth mentioning them. Frets are also in very good shape, will not need any fret work for a long time. The action is very good. The saddle has plenty of height in case it needs to be lowered any as time passes. It does have what I believe is the original "grover" closed back tuners. The guitar sounds better than many of these I have played over the years, stronger, with better clarity than the typical Gibson J 50, but still has the unmistakable Gibson tone of course. Comes with a non original Newer TKL hardshell case. The price, as on most things I list, may be negotiable a bit. Shipping is fine (insurance will be required if shipped) but would also be willing to meet anyone a reasonable distance. If any questions, or more info or pictures are needed, let me know, will try to answer all questions asap!! Thanks for looking!!


United States, Monterey, VA, 24465


to be paid by buyer

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal

Payment Option Notes:

paypal is fine for payment, buyer to pay any fees. I will also accept wire transfers.

Return Policy:

Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 2 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back. Buyer pays return shipping.

Additional return policy details: refund made once the guitar is back in my hands in the same shape it leaves my hands!!

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition


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Contact Info:

Home 540 474-2009, cell 540 908-9418, OR 540 960-1502. If further info is needed, simply send me an email thru the hangout or call any of the above numbers, and texting is also fine.

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