J-45 Standard Heritage Cherry SunburstThe World Famous Workhorse

The J-45 is Gibson's best-selling acoustic of all time. First introduced in 1942 and nicknamed "The Workhorse,” this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the J-45 has been refined to carry this legacy to new heights. This 2019 model delivers a sound with incredible dynamic range, warm mids, and a tight punchy bass. + expand +
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We are unfortunately unable to ship this guitar internationally at this time due to CITES restrictions on rosewood. Please consider locating a dealer who may be able to ship to your location.

J-45 Standard Heritage Cherry Sunburst Specifications

Body

Body Shape
Jumbo
Top Material
Sitka Spruce
Back Material
Mahogany
Side Material
Mahogany
Bracing
Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing
Binding
Multi-ply top, single-ply back
Finish
Nitrocellulose

Neck

Neck Material
Mahogany
Neck Profile
Slim Taper
Scale Length
24.75" / 62.865cm
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
12" / 304.8mm
Number of Frets
20
Frets
Standard
Nut Material
Black
Inlays
Mother-of-pearl dots

Hardware

Tuners
Grover Rotomatics
Tuner Plating
Nickel
Truss Rod Cover
B/W
Pick Guard
Tear Drop
Saddle Material
Tusq
Bridge
Traditional belly up
Bridge Pins
Tusq

Electronics

Under-Saddle Pickup
LR Baggs™ VTC
Controls
Volume and Tone controls in soundhole

Miscellaneous

Strings
0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
Case
Gibson Hardshell
Included Accessories
Includes Gibson Accessory Kit