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Early 70’s Gibson J-160E Custom- Sunburst (USED)

Early 70’s Gibson J-160E Custom- Sunburst (USED)

Regular price $2,800.00 USD
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This Norlin Era Gibson is the later iteration of the classic J-160E model used most famously by John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles. Unlike there’s this features square shoulders, rather than the sloped style, larger headstock w/ volute, and understated black binding rather than the cream. This particular guitar is a great sounding and great feeling player with fully functional electronics that sound even better when plugged in. Features a spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and mahogany neck w/ rosewood board. Comes with the original Hardshell case that includes the original booklet and case key!


This instruments show lots of dings and scratches throughout and is not mint by any means. It also has a few areas in the top that need to be mentioned, such as multiple cracks which have been assessed by our luthier and deemed stable, and a dive around the sound hole and slight bellying behind the bridge. The original “witch hat” knobs have been replaced with gold barrel ones that have aged to more of a green color and the machine key buttons have been replaced with round ones. Also, it appears the top strap button has been replaced and relocated. If you are looking for a reasonably priced older Gibson to be your workhorse guitar, this is a fantastic candidate!

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