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    1951 Gibson J-45 Sunburst Acoustic Guitar, #5245. Two 8" side cracks at butt pin area with sloppy amateur touch up attempts. Oversized replacement bridge. Two back cracks. Original finish very heavily nicked, dinged, scratched, and dented. Small crack and hole in treble lower bout area of side. Loose and missing binding on back. Neck finish is worn off and dented. Very worn low original frets. Nice straight neck. Good neck angle. Loose and cracked back braces. Will require re-fret for proper playability. Worthy of professional restoration. Gigbag included. Condition: Fair.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    22nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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