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1965 Gibson J-45

Regular price $ 3,885.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 3,885.00 USD
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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 1965 Gibson J-45. 

"If this guitar could talk I would have to leave town"- Henry Foster

Nicknamed "The Workhorse", the Gibson J-45 has been a cornerstone of the acoustic world since its inception in 1942. This 1965 model, made popular by Donovan, features a cherry sunburst spruce top, and cherry red mahogany back and sides, all accentuated with lovely finish checking.

Aside from the visual assets, this guitar sounds amazing. We got this fine-sounding slope shoulder J-45 from its original owner at a produce stand in Louisa VA. Henry Foster purchased it new in 1965 from Walter D. Moses Music on Broad Street in Richmond VA. His receipt and payment plan are included. Henry told us that he played this guitar 3-5 nights a week in Bluegrass and Country Bands. We reglued the pickguard and set it up and the results are superb.

This piece will be a fantastic addition to any collection! 

Comes with the original (to the guitar) softshell case that is not in great shape but we will include a new hardshell case for $100 extra.

Condition: Excellent

Serial Number: 269834

Photos are of the actual guitar not stock photos

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