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  • Stunning condition on this wartime Banner J-45!  Sunburst finish on Mahogany top. Large profile 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip.  With 1950's Gibson HSC (brown lining).  BIG Sound! EC-. On consignment
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Super clean example!
  • FON 2698
  • c.1945
  • EC-
  • Sloped shoulder body
  • Sunburst finish on 1-piece mahogany top
  • Dark brown stain finish on mahogany sides and 1-piece back
  • 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • Truss rod
  • Large neck profile
  • American gumwood fingerboard and bridge
  • Small repaired crack in bridge and bridge has been re-glued
  • Pearl dot markers, 19 frets
  • Headstock features gold script "Gibson" logo and 
  • "ONLY A GIBSON IS GOOD ENOUGH" banner
  • 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuners with riveted brass gears
  • White-bound body
  • Teardrop tortoise plastic pickguard
  • 1-13/16" nut, ~24-7/8" scale
  • 16-1/8" lower bout, 4-7/8" body depth at endblock
  • Would benefit from a neck reset, plays good in 1st position
  • With 1950s Gibson HSC (brown lining)
  • On consignment

Gibson J-45 "Banner" Acoustic Guitar (c.1945)

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SKU: 20U-211208

Regular price
$16,000 USD
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$16,000 USD
Stunning condition on this wartime Banner J-45!  Sunburst finish on Mahogany top. Large profile 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip.  With 1950's Gibson HSC (brown lining).  BIG Sound! EC-. On consignment
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Super clean example!
  • FON 2698
  • c.1945
  • EC-
  • Sloped shoulder body
  • Sunburst finish on 1-piece mahogany top
  • Dark brown stain finish on mahogany sides and 1-piece back
  • 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • Truss rod
  • Large neck profile
  • American gumwood fingerboard and bridge
  • Small repaired crack in bridge and bridge has been re-glued
  • Pearl dot markers, 19 frets
  • Headstock features gold script "Gibson" logo and 
  • "ONLY A GIBSON IS GOOD ENOUGH" banner
  • 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuners with riveted brass gears
  • White-bound body
  • Teardrop tortoise plastic pickguard
  • 1-13/16" nut, ~24-7/8" scale
  • 16-1/8" lower bout, 4-7/8" body depth at endblock
  • Would benefit from a neck reset, plays good in 1st position
  • With 1950s Gibson HSC (brown lining)
  • On consignment