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  • This historic Gibson has been well-loved through the years. It has a spruce top, mahogany back, sides and neck, and Brazilian fingerboard and bridge. Features include double body binding and Kluson tuners. This J-50 needs much work to return it to playing shape and is a great candidate for a shop project. On consignment (needs refret, neck reset, new bridge, plate patch, glue/cleat top, side and back cracks, finish touch-up, etc., etc. -  sold AS-IS)
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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
  • SN 9739 12
  • 1951
  • FC (playing wear, needs refret, neck reset, new bridge, glue/cleat/fill top, side and back cracks and holes, finish touch-up, cleaning, etc., etc. -  sold AS-IS)
  • Double bound slope shoulder D body (16-1/4" lower bout)
  • White-bound body
  • Spruce top
  • B/w top purfling
  • Small tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Brazilian rosewood reverse belly (cut down, lifting, needs replacing)
  • Mahogany back and sides (glue/cleat/fill top, side and back cracks and holes)
  • 14-fret mahogany neck (needs neck reset)
  • 19-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays (needs refret)
  • "C" neck profile
  • 1-11/16" nut, 24-7/8" scale
  • Silkscreened gold "Gibson" logo on headstock
  • Hard shell case (dark blue lining)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, USA

Gibson J-50 (1951)

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AS-IS

SKU: 20U-211269

Regular price
$2,000 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$2,000 USD
This historic Gibson has been well-loved through the years. It has a spruce top, mahogany back, sides and neck, and Brazilian fingerboard and bridge. Features include double body binding and Kluson tuners. This J-50 needs much work to return it to playing shape and is a great candidate for a shop project. On consignment (needs refret, neck reset, new bridge, plate patch, glue/cleat top, side and back cracks, finish touch-up, etc., etc. -  sold AS-IS)
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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
  • SN 9739 12
  • 1951
  • FC (playing wear, needs refret, neck reset, new bridge, glue/cleat/fill top, side and back cracks and holes, finish touch-up, cleaning, etc., etc. -  sold AS-IS)
  • Double bound slope shoulder D body (16-1/4" lower bout)
  • White-bound body
  • Spruce top
  • B/w top purfling
  • Small tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Brazilian rosewood reverse belly (cut down, lifting, needs replacing)
  • Mahogany back and sides (glue/cleat/fill top, side and back cracks and holes)
  • 14-fret mahogany neck (needs neck reset)
  • 19-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays (needs refret)
  • "C" neck profile
  • 1-11/16" nut, 24-7/8" scale
  • Silkscreened gold "Gibson" logo on headstock
  • Hard shell case (dark blue lining)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, USA