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The Gibson 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo is a timeless classic that harks back to the golden era of acoustic guitars. This instrument, meticulously crafted by the Murphy Lab, pays homage to Gibson's historic craftsmanship and continues to captivate musicians with its vintage charm and modern excellence.
The 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo begins with a thermally aged Adirondack spruce top, complemented by Rosewood back and sides construction, creating a rich and resonant tonal palette. Iconic Mother of Pearl Split Parallelogram inlays adorn its Rosewood fingerboard. The neck, carefully crafted from Mahogany, offers a comfortable playing experience with its rounded profile. Its hand-scalloped X-bracing is fitted with hide glue for extra attention to vintage detail.
The meticulous aging process applied by the Murphy Lab adds a touch of vintage magic to the 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo. It faithfully simulates the wear and tear of decades of passionate playing, while the reverse-engineered nitrocellulose lacquer formula captures the essence of Gibson's historic finishes.
This guitar is not just about looks; it's a performer too. With hand scalloped X-Bracing, it resonates with a rich, full-bodied tone. The bone nut and saddle ensure tonal precision, while the period-correct hardshell case offers protection and style.
In essence, the 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo is a sonic time machine. If you're seeking an instrument that encapsulates the spirit of a bygone age while delivering the finest in modern craftsmanship, this guitar is an invitation to explore a world of vintage sound and timeless artistry. It's more than an instrument; it's a piece of musical history waiting to inspire your next masterpiece.
- Murphy Lab Gibson Acoustic based on the 1941 Southern Jumbo
- Thermally Aged Red Spruce Top with Hide Glue Bracing
- Rosewood Back and Sides
- Mahogany Neck with 12" Rosewood Fingerboard
- Classic Mother of Pearl Split Parallelogram Inlays
- Vintage Sunburst Finish
- Period Correct Hardshell Case
|Top Material:||Thermally Aged Adirondack Red Spruce|
|Fingerboard Inlay:||Mother-of-Pearl Split Parallelograms|
|Body Shape:||J-45 Slope Shoulder Dreadnought|
|Tuning Machines:||Open Back with Cream buttons|
|Bracing:||Hand Scalloped X-Bracing|
|Case:||Period Correct Hardshell|