The J-185 is believed by lots of to be one of Gibson’s best acoustic instruments, yet it seems to be relatively unknown, much to the pleasure of dedicated Gibson enthusiasts.

Originally launched in the early 1950s and developed to be slight smaller sized than its larger companion, the SJ-200, the J-185 still provides exceptional performance and tone.

The J-185 Original maintains unmatched balance of lows, mids, and highs, with equivalent response to every note on the fretboard. Acclaimed by lots of as the perfect body shapes and size for any player.

Back & Side Wood: Flamed Maple
Body Size: Jumbo
Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
Nut Width: 1.72″
Neck Forming: Slim Taper
Bracing Pattern: Standard Hand Scalloped X-Bracing
Scale Length: 24.75″
Pickup: None
Tuners: Gotoh Keystone
Case: Gibson Hardshell

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