Vintage 1968 Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar

John Shults

Posted on December 29 2020

Vintage 1968 Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar


This vintage 1968 Gibson 1968 Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar came through the shop a few years ago. I'm always a vintage Gibson guitar buyer but I especially love the acoustic guitars made from the 1930s through the 1960s. Please contact me here to sell a vintage Gibson guitar

Check out another '68 Gibson J-45 here: 1968 Gibson J-45 Black

Gibson introduced the J-45 in the summer of 1942 as the newest version in its Jumbo line preceded by the Jumbo-35. In Gibson nomenclature, “Jumbo” refers to a 16″ wide lower bout while the 17″ lower bout is known as the Super Jumbo. The J-45 featured a Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides a 24 3/4″ scale length.

This Gibson J-45 manufactured in 1968 has survived in very nice original condition with all original parts. It's crack free and plays great up and down the neck. It features the rare painted logo on the pickguard which we only see on some Gibson guitars made in '68. It's in excellent playing condition and has that typical woody mid range and low end Gibson thump. We reglued the bridge and set it up for optimum tone and playability. It's now ready for the stage, studio, or collection.

 Vintage Gibson acoustic guitar J-45 1968


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1968 Gibson J-45 guitar


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  • Jordan James: January 23, 2021

    Hi, I have this exact same guitar but it is pretty rough. How much would it cost to get it looking like this again?

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