Used Collector's edition 25th Anniversary Masterbuild Johnny Smith Sunburst
Master Model double labeled, signed by Jim Hutchins, November 29 / 1988
Rare guitar to find for sale, only made a small batch made of these to commemorate the 25th Anniverary of the model. This one in in Excellent condition, one little dent in top, with the original factory paperwork.
Handcarved 17"body, scale 25"and nut size 1 11/16"
Handcarved bookmatched solid spruce top
Solid maple back, sides
Solid ebony fingerboard with mother of pearl block inlay
All original gold hardware includes individually adjustable finger tailpiece;
Solid ebony bridge with pearl inlaid base;
Kluson Sealfast tuners;
Floating Johnny Smith humbucking pickups
Volume and tone controls, selector switch, and 1/8" mini-jack mounted to pickguard;
Vintage correct bound tortoise guard installed.
Adjusted on 12 Thomastik Jazz
The tone is rich, warm and responsive with the sustain and depth of a vintage X-braced body, and the guitar is fitted with its original Gibson deluxe plush hardshell case. A matchless piece of jazz guitar history, inspired by one of it's greatest masters.