Gibson Custom 1936 J-35 Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst


The J-35 evolved from the Jumbo in 1936, a time when the Great Depression was still wreaking havoc on Americans. Gibson developed the J-35 to be a pared down model but still offer musicians a warm and balanced instrument. This Custom Historic 1936 J-35 delivers the look, feel and sound of our iconic J-35 as a seasoned vintage instrument. The Master Luthiers in Bozeman, Montana, have created a beautiful vintage-inspired instrument sure to be coveted by the most discerning of flat-top players. The 1936 J-35 features a Thermally Aged Adirondack red spruce top held by hot hide glue construction, a wide 1.77’’ nut width, open-slot bridge, bone saddle, and strap cream button tuners.

Serial Number: 22113057

Weight: 4.0lbs



  • Body Style: Round Shoulder
  • Back: Mahogany
  • Body Shape: Advanced Jumbo
  • Side: Mahogany
  • Top: Thermally Aged Red spruce
  • Bracing: Traditional hand-scalloped Advanced X-bracing, red spruce braces with hide glue
  • Binding: Multi-ply top, single-ply back
  • Body Finish: Thin Finish Nitrocellulose, VOS


  • Profile: Historic
  • Fingerboard Radius: 304.8 mm / 12 in
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck-to-body
  • Scale Length: 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fret Count: 19
  • Nut Width: 44.95 mm / 1.769 in
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Frets: Standard
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl Dots


  • Bridge: Rectangle, open slot, historic spacing
  • Pickguard: AJ
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black
  • Tuning Machines: Strap cream button
  • Bridge Pins: Bone


  • Strings Gauge: 0.053, 0.042, 0.032, 0.024, 0.016,0.012
  • Case: Period Correct Case
  • Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit


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