American Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1943, Style J-45
American Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1943, Style J-45, stamped 483 at the upper block, the maple back and sides, unlabeled, width of lower bout 16 1/16 in, with case.
Large pattern finish check to lower half of top. Finer pattern at upper bouts, sides and back, and back of neck. Wear to lower edge of soundhole. Typical large finish chips on back of neck. Very little visible fret wear. X-brace set 1 in. behind soundhole. Scalloped bracing.