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1976 ALVAREZ 5055 J200 Replica HIGH QUALITY crafted in Japan,|
Here have a real beauty folks it top
playing and admiring condition she sounds just as beautiful as she looks Just look at that gorgeous solid sitka spruce top and well made J-200 pickguard they made back then ( have you seen the new one's? aha ...I like these old onesbetter from Alvarez Japan ) This is a great detailed replica All original and it shows amazing care and handling over its past 38 years old She still shines like glass just have a good look ... obviously she is a real vintage instrument made in Japan's hay day know as Japan's GOLDEN ERA of classic copy guitars mostly pre lawsuit as well as some excellent Post lawsuit examples, this guitar is the TRUE LAW-SUIT version with accurate Headstock specifications, This guitar is masterfully built I must say I have owned many Gibson's since I was 16 and I have immense respect and admiration for the build quality and the sheer beauty of this guitar = better then the majority of the original Gibson in my opinion with this our 1976 example being absolutely Gorgeous top to bottom back to front every detail done so well...check out that Binding wow!, check out the beautifully flamed maple BACK - SIDES & NECK again WoW! The fingerboard looks amazing too its Rosewood is not plain like many Gibby's no not this example its highly figured swirling grain and deep color suggests that it is Brazilian rosewood as is the bridge, note the Tunimatic, gold hardware this guitar has all the top traits I look for all of them.
This example has no damage to it, it is straight, neck is excellent , playability is effortlessly easy, they don't get better than this guitar...no finish cracking or checking this has been a very well maintained California guitar adult owned and this guitar has had the love its elderly past owner.. And yes it sounds HUGE big volume here aith a sweet vibrant rich sounding tone only a real vintage guitar has.