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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

1936 GIBSON TROJAN


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"Very Rare 1936 Gibson Trojan with original HSC. excellent condition for a 71 year old instrument, only 39 of these guitars were ever made between Oct. and Dec. of 1936. This guitar is simply put, a cannon. Sounds incredible, with great sustain, Very responsive across the range, highs mids and lows! 16" rounded shoulder dreadnaught, 4 1/4" to 4 1/2" near uniform body depth, 1 3/4" nut width, Scale 24 7/8", Bridge width 2 3/8", Weight is 4 lbs. 5 oz. The real thing is here! This is a Very Rare 1936 Gibson Trojan with original HSC in excellent condition for a 71 year old instrument, only 39 of these guitars were ever made between Oct. and Dec. of 1936. Factory order number 960B, instrument number 16. We did our homework on this one and its the real deal; a true '36 Trojan. This guitar was the precursor to the famous J-35. In fact the first few J-35s on Gibson ledger are indeed very similarly appointed. Sunburst Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, Mahogany neck with French heel, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with pearl dots, classic X bracing with 3 tone bars"


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