Gibson Southern Jumbo (SJ) 1943 “Banner” – this guitar has a great sunburst finish and sounds incredibly good!
In the time during the second world war Gibson produced guitars on a very high level. Handcrafted with the best materials and in small numbers – in expert and collector’s circles these guitars are much sought after and deserved to be so.
The Gibson Banner period is legendary for Gibson guitars and it is quite rare to come across one of these.
The Gibson SJ has a spruce top with mahogany for back, sides and neck.
The finish of this model is a dark sunburst, which was the most famous Gibson finish at that time. It has the inlays and decorations typical for this model.
This Gibson SJ 1943 is in good condition and sounds great – it has a very full sound and in addition it is brilliant, lively and responsive.
The guitar is light and produces the most beautiful tones you can imagine. The woods vibrate incredibly good and give this beautiful guitar a very charming woody sound.
It is in a played but original vintage condition. It has a few old repairs (very solid) and a patch to the back and one at the sides. The finish is original.
It has received a neck reset and the action is pleasantly low. It plays incredibly well and gives a lot of pleasure!
It comes with the original guitar case.