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Gibson J-45 Standard - Vintage Sunburst with Hard Shell Case

Manufacturer #:RS45VSN19

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Gibson J-45 Standard - Vintage Sunburst with Hard Shell Case

Gibson J-45 Standard: The World-Famous Workhorse

Historical Legacy

The J-45 is Gibson's best-selling acoustic of all time. Nicknamed "The Workhorse" and first introduced in 1942, this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the J-45 has been refined to carry this legacy to new heights. This 2019 model delivers a sound with incredible dynamic range, warm mids, and a tight punchy bass.

Craftsmanship and Materials

The J-45 Standard features a Sitka spruce top paired with mahogany back and sides, creating a classic combination that delivers a rich and balanced tone. The traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing enhances the guitar's resonance and projection. The multi-ply top binding and single-ply back binding add a touch of elegance to the guitar's design, while the nitrocellulose finish ensures a beautiful, long-lasting shine.

Enhanced Playability and Electronics

The mahogany neck with a slim taper profile offers comfortable playability, making it easy to navigate the rosewood fingerboard. The Grover Rotomatics with kidney buttons provide precise tuning stability, while the LR Baggs VTC pickup system ensures that the guitar's natural tone is faithfully amplified. Whether you're performing on stage or recording in the studio, the J-45 Standard delivers exceptional sound quality.


  • Body Shape: Jumbo
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back Material: Mahogany
  • Side Material: Mahogany
  • Bracing: Traditional hand-scalloped X-bracing
  • Binding: Multi-ply top, single-ply back
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Slim Taper
  • Scale Length: 24.75" / 62.865cm
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" / 304.8mm
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Frets: Standard
  • Nut Material: Black
  • Nut Width: 1.725" / 43.82mm
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Tuners: Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons
  • Tuner Plating: Nickel
  • Truss Rod Cover: B/W
  • Pick Guard: Tear Drop
  • Saddle Material: Tusq
  • Bridge: Traditional belly up, Rosewood
  • Bridge Pins: Tusq
  • Electronics: LR Baggs™ VTC
  • Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Strings: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016, 0.012
  • Case: Gibson Hardshell
  • Included Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
  • Model: RS45VSN19

This guitar ships fully insured with signature required.