Gibson Acoustic 2017 SJ-200 Vintage Acoustic Guitar (Vintage Sunburst)
Gibson Acoustic 2017 SJ-200 Vintage Overview by GAK:
Playing the 2017 SJ-200 Vintage is an amazing experience! The Thermally Aged (aka 'roasted', 'caramelised' or 'baked') Adirondack Red Spruce soundboard gives a complexity and resonance to the tone that you would usually expect from a guitar a few decades old, not a new instrument!
The Super Jumbo body style has long been the "Artist's Choice" for all styles of music. So much so, that this magnificent acoustic has become an icon for the world's most legendary rock and pop performers. Known for creating a giant choral background for vocal accompaniment, the SJ-200 Vintage is capable of a rich, full sound with a deep bass and crystal clear highs.
Tonewood: The Adirondack Red Spruce top is Thermally Aged giving the look and sound of a seasoned SJ-200
Historic Build Techniques: Traditional hot hide glue is used to better transfer the resonace of the guitar producing a more vintage sound
Marquetry: The back seam of the flame maple is trimmed in a beautiful three rope marquetry strip for a vintage inspiered look
Fingerboard: The Rosewood fingerboard is bound in an antiqued binding, covering the ends of the frets for a traditional look and feel
Finish: Gibson's own VOS finish is hand rubbed into the nitrocellulose finish providing a vintage look straight out of the case
Nut and Saddle: A hand shaped bone nut and saddle provide vintage inspired details to this SJ-200 Vintage
Tuners: Gold Gotoh Relic tuners offer the look of an aged tuner with the superior engineering of a new tuner machine
Pickguard: The traditional SJ-200 tortoise pickguard is engraved and hand painted and detailed with dots
Colour: Gibson's world famous Vintage Sunburst is hand sprayed for a truly one-of-a-kind look
Inlay: Iconic mother-of-pearl graduated crowns and hand inlaid into the rosewood fingerboard