1962 GibsonJ-160E – Sunburst
If you’re a Beatles fan, you’ll certainly recognize this 1962 Gibson J-160E in Sunburst. This guitar and its original hardshell case are the exact same year and specs as John and George’s famed matching pair. This guitar is a beautiful player, essentially an electric guitar that looks like and also plays like an acoustic if you leave it unplugged! This pickup is a single P-90 with no cover, accompanied by a volume and tone controls. This was also the first Gibson Flattop model to feature an adjustable bridge!
Overall Condition: 8.5
- Finish Details: Sunburst, Original, Great Condition, Playwear throughout, Some finish checking
- Body Material: Spruce Top, Mahogany back and sides
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Fretboard Material: Rosewood
- Neck Profile: Slim C
- Weight: 4 lbs 14 oz
- Scale Length: 24-3/4"
- Pickup Readings: N: 8.25K
- Electronics: Original, Untouched
- Hardware: Original, Great Condition, Play wear throughout, Very little patina to tuners, some letters on volume knob worn off
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Includes: Original Brown Hardshell Case with Pink Lining
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