The Gibson Southern Jumbo Original in the delicous Vintage Sunburst finish.
With essences of the South, this guitar delivers the charm and style of that part of the USA.
The Southern Jumbo is renowned for its proficiency to deliver out country leads or acoustic blues fingerstyle.
Highly sought after, the original examples are mostly prized after war-era flat-tops.
This version of the Southern Jumbo Original is no exception when it comes to original subtle detailing.
Including parallelogram inlays, double antiqued multi-ply top and back binding, and nickel open back tuners.
Featuring classic pre-war materials, including a Sitka Spruce Top and Mahogany back and sides.
With fine details such as Open Back tuners and a 50s-era tortoise pickguard. This Gibson Southern Jumbo Original oozes vintage styling and attributes, delivering a brand new acoustic right from the South.
Fitted with an upgraded with an LR Baggs VTC pickup, for clear amplified projection.
Offering the best natural-sounding Gibson tone when amplified.
Take yourself back the South, when these guitars were first introduced, and perform, record and play a true historic classic.
With its balanced, full sound and a bass that's warm with fantastic projection.
The Gibson Southern Jumbo has truly earned the its character, ideal for a huge range of music genres and performances styles.
Gibson Southern Jumbo Original in Vintage Sunburst Key Features:
- Sitka Spruce Top
- Mahogany Back and Sides
- Traditional Hand-Scalloped X-Bracing
- Slim Taper Mahogany Neck
- Rosewood Fretboard
- LR Baggs VTC Electronics
- Open Back Tuners
- Includes Gibson Hardshell Case and Accessory Kit
Crafting the Gibson Southern Jumbo Original
You'll be able to hear the beautiful sustain and richness from the Sitka Spruce Top. With matched MAhogany Back and Sides this acoustic offers direct warm projection and tones full of richness.
The traditional hand scalloped advanced x-style bracing pushes the sustain and resonce of this beautifully Southern Jumbo acoustic.
Slim Taper Mahogany Neck
The Southern Jumbo comes with a Slim Taper Mahogany Neck attached to its body.
Extremely secure with a compound dovetail neck-to-body joint.
Atop the neck, a traditional Rosewood Fingerboard is fitted and with its Slim Taper neck, you'll find it easy to fret and navigate.
LR Baggs VTC Electronics
This guitar is installed with an LR Baggs VTC system to secure the Gibsons natural output.
Voiced specifically for acoustic guitar, the VTC gives you studio quality sound with analogue warmth.
Great when performing on stage.
Low, mid and high frequency compressors are built in and respond in real time to your playing dynamics.
Common frequency issues are suppressed by these preamp advancements.
For more control, the pickup itself is designed to mirror the movement of your soundboard while you play.
Discrete volume and tone controls allow you to easily sculpt your sound on the go.
On the body of the Southern Jumbo Original is a period-correct, belly up style bridge, delivering constant transfer of vibration from the strings to the Sitka Spruce top.
Up on the headstock, there are vintage-accurate Open Back Tuners, offering precise and fine secure tuning of your guitar.
The Gibson Southern Jumbo Original also comes with a Gibson hardshell case and accessory kit; the perfect way to take care of your new guitar.
Gibson Southern Jumbo Original Vintage Sunburst Specs:
- Body Style: J-45
- Back and Sides: Select Solid Mahogany
- Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Bracing: Traditional Hand-Scalloped X-Bracing
- Binding: Multi-ply top, multi-ply back
- Finish: Nitrocellulose
- Material: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: Slim Taper
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number of Frets: 20
- Frets: Standard
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.72"
- Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Parallelograms
- Neck Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-To-Body Joint
- Finish: Nickel
- Bridge: Traditional belly up, holes in middle
- Bridge Pin Material: Bone
- Tuning Machines: Open Back
- Pick Guard: 50's, Tortoise
- Truss Rod Cover: Black
- Bridge Pins: TUSQ
- Pickup: LR Baggs VTC
- Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
- Strings: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
- Case: Gibson Hardshell
- Other: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
|Shipping Weight (kg)||8.000000|
|Series||Gibson Acoustic Original|
|Pickup Config||Acoustic Pickup System|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Body Size||full size|
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