Gibson J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary
The latest installment of Gibson
Acoustic's Five Star Series celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the
legendary "King of the Flat-Tops," the J-200. First introduced in
1937 for famed Hollywood star Ray Whitley, the J-200 (also known as
SJ-200) became the ultimate badge of honor for performers on the
Grand Ole Opry stage and silver screen. With its iconic shape and
bold voice, the J-200 easily crossed over into rock 'n' roll,
becoming the first choice of performers such as Elvis Presley,
Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, and later Pete Townshend, Bob Dylan and
The Edge. The J-200 is arguably the most famous acoustic guitar in
the history of rock 'n' roll. This exclusive and limited-edition
J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary combines the iconic rounded lines
of the original J-200 in the more compact dimensions of Gibson's
J-165. Handcrafted by the acclaimed luthiers of Gibson's acoustic
facility in Bozeman, Montana, using premium tonewoods and
"showcase" appointments, the J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary will
be limited to only 75 guitars and supplied exclusively to Gibson
Acoustic's Five Star dealerships. These dealers are the experts in
their field. All have a trained and certified Gibson Acoustic
specialist on their sales staff enabling them to provide the finest
service to players and collectors seeking premium Gibson acoustic
In keeping with the status of Gibson's exclusive Five Star
offerings, the J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary is crafted from the
finest, hand-selected traditional tonewoods for an exotic
appearance and an exquisite voice. The top is made from solid
premium sitka spruce, while the back and sides are crafted from
solid quilted maple that displays a gorgeous, three-dimensional
figuring beneath the guitar's hand-sprayed Antique Natural or
Vintage Sunburst nitrocellulose finish. The top, built for maximum
resonance with scalloped X-bracing in Gibson's signature pattern,
is finished with a multi-ply binding and double-ring rosette with
abalone inlay. The neck is the traditional two-piece maple
construction of the J-200 and J-165, with a rosewood stringer that
produces the distinctive dark center stripe. Each neck is carved to
a rounded "D" profile and topped with a bound rosewood fingerboard
inlaid with abalone crowns to match the abalone Gibson logo and
crown inlay on the bound headstock. A 24.75" scale length and
1.725" width at the genuine bone nut contribute to that unrivaled
Gibson feel so the J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary plays every bit
as beautifully as it looks.
Further deluxe appointments on the J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary
include a traditional, engraved J-200 tortoise pickguard, an
engraved 75th Anniversary truss-rod cover, and a traditional
rosewood Moustache® bridge with two abalone bar inlays.
Gold-plated, vintage-style Gotoh tuners with pearloid tulip buttons
further enhance the appointments on this fine guitar.
The J-200 M Trophy 75th Anniversary isn't just for your showcase
though. It comes equipped with an L.R. Baggs™ Element® active
pickup system so you can take its majestic acoustic tone straight
to the concert stage and crank it up through your choice of
acoustic guitar amplifier or PA system. All in all, the J-200 M
Trophy 75th Anniversary is an exalted celebration of the 75th
Anniversary of Gibson's legendary "King of the Flat-Tops," and
perfect for the 21st century player and collector alike. This rare,
limited-edition is destined for future instrument museums and
premium guitar collections, so see a Gibson Acoustic Five Star
Dealer today to inquire about availability while they
Every guitar includes a Gibson hardshell case with blue plush
lining, an owner's manual, Gibson Gold Warranty and certificate of
Since this is a limited run acoustic guitar, the price range is
a bit steep with an MSRP of $4,300. It will only be available
from Gibson dealers that have a trained and certified Gibson
Acoustic specialist on their sales staff to properly assist
For the complete specifications and for more information, you
can visit Gibson.
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