Description: 1971 Vintage J.W. Gallagher & Son G-50 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
Condition: Very good! Various scratches, nicks, dings, dents and weather checking throughout the finish. There are some areas of play wear that go through to the bare wood. The binding and finish have acquired a gorgeous patina that gives this guitar an awesome vintage look and sound. Fingerboard and frets have moderate play wear and tons of life left in them! There is one top crack just beneath the bridge at the center seam. It is holding together perfectly and showing no signs of movement. Tuners are unoriginal and original screw holes are exposed (see photos), otherwise all parts are original and in perfect working condition.
Body: Double bound dreadnought body with solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides in natural finish. Rosewood bridge with bone saddle, tortoise pickguard and multiple inlaid rings around the sound hole. Back has an inlaid checkered center stripe.
Neck: “V’ shaped mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, pearloid dot inlays and a 1 ¾” nut. Bound headstock features Grover tuners, 25 ¼” scale length.
Playability/Sound: This guitar has a beautiful resonant tone with a concise high end attack and even mid range. The lows ring out evenly giving this guitar a nice balance. The body size provides plenty of volume and the “V’ shaped neck is exceptionally comfortable.
Case: Includes original hardshell case.