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1943 Gibson SJ "Banner"

$9,995.00
Year
1943
Manufacturer
Gibson
Model
SJ "Banner"
Condition
Excellent
Description

This is one of the coolest & finest examples of Gibsons 1st issue “Banner” Headstock model SJ ever produced. Its dark Sunburst finish compliments its ultra rare Adirondack Spruce Top w/a nicely figured set of Mahogany to its back & sides. Its got a really big fat frickin 3-piece neck w/an early issue “Unbound” Ebony fingerboard w/double parallelogram pearl inlays to make this one of the best sounding players in the World !! Its still sporting its original open back Kluson war time tuners w/its original bridge. Its small tortoise’gard looks perfect. Ink stamped 2126 on its heel plate. She has 1 perfectly repaired top center seam on its lower bout & a slight heel crackle that’s been there for years that’s almost unnoticeable. Otherwise she’s super clean & all original w/no other repairs or touchup ever. These 1st year Banner Headstock guitars are so hard to find w/out a lot of issues. This one is one of the best we’ve ever acquired. Its Exceptionally clean & comes in its original shaped Black tolex/purple lined hard case.

 

1943 Gibson SJ

$9,995.00

SKU: 12086 Categories: , ,

Description

This is one of the coolest & finest examples of Gibsons 1st issue “Banner” Headstock model SJ ever produced. Its dark Sunburst finish compliments its ultra rare Adirondack Spruce Top w/a nicely figured set of Mahogany to its back & sides. Its got a really big fat frickin 3-piece neck w/an early issue “Unbound” Ebony fingerboard w/double parallelogram pearl inlays to make this one of the best sounding players in the World !! Its still sporting its original open back Kluson war time tuners w/its original bridge. Its small tortoise’gard looks perfect. Ink stamped 2126 on its heel plate. She has 1 perfectly repaired top center seam on its lower bout & a slight heel crackle that’s been there for years that’s almost unnoticeable. Otherwise she’s super clean & all original w/no other repairs or touchup ever. These 1st year Banner Headstock guitars are so hard to find w/out a lot of issues. This one is one of the best we’ve ever acquired. Its Exceptionally clean & comes in its original shaped Black tolex/purple lined hard case.

 

Additional information

Year

1943

Make

Gibson

Model

SJ "Banner"

Condition

Excellent

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