® Element Lyric pickup provides plug and play ease. Only 75 1960s J-45 Burgundy Special models will be hand-made.' /> 1960s J-45 Burgundy
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1960s J-45 Burgundy
J-45 with rare finish color
$2,799
This beautiful limited edition 1960s J-45 Burgundy Special features a Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides, with 1960s style appointments giving this Limited Edition the classic vibe of a vintage Gibson. Like the J-45 standard, the '60s J-45 Burgundy Special produces the power and nuance in performance that gave this guitar the nickname "the workhorse," while a stunning Burgundy finish makes this a this rare and beautiful guitar that is sure to stand out in a crowd! Classic Grover nickel strap tuners adorn the headstock, which includes a Gibson gold block decal, and a distinctive white pickguard with Gibson stamped logo makes this model truly unique. The adjustable saddle allows for easy string height adjustment for superior playability, and an LR Baggs® Element Lyric pickup provides plug and play ease. Only 75 1960s J-45 Burgundy Special models will be hand-made.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Sitka Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA
Binding: 4 ply top
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding: 1 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.025 kg /2.26 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
 
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Single Action
Profile: Round
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.118cm / .83"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 408.23 g / 14.4 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: CF-100
Inlay:
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: Compound Dovetail
Type:
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Short Scale Pitch Guage
Nut
Style:
Material: Bone
Width: 4.28cm/1.687"
Slots: E: .053 String Guage
A: 0.043
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016

e: 0.012
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.28cm/1.687" @ nut, 5.86cm / 2.24" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865cm / 24.75"
Binding:
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dots
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 0.11kg / 0.25lb
Finishes
Burgundy
Color Code: BR
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Wine Cherry MCFadden 140-140-390
Top Coat: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style:
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Nickel 3-in-line vintage
Material:
Weight: 46.72 gr / 1.648 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 140-130-691
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.053
A: 0.042
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016
e: 0.012
 
Bridge
Style: Belly up adjustable
Material: Rosewood with adjustable Tusq saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-922, 140-130-867
Weight: 22g / .8 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 6.35 mm / 1/4" mono
 
Pickup
Style: L.R. Baggs Lyric
Plating Specs:
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Weight:
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: 50's style cream
Part Number: 140-130-995
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black
Part Number: 140-130-841
 
Style:
Part Number:
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: COA