The Gibson J200 Standard Electro gave purveyors of the new American music scene of the 1930s a reliable, well built instrument, capable of projecting the sound of the guitar well beyond that of any other acoustic on the market a fact that still holds true today.
The top of the Gibson J200 Standard is made from beautiful AAA grade Sitka spruce, while the back and sides are constructed from AAA grade Eastern curly maple, giving the J200 Standard all the deep, rich tone, clarity and presence expected from a Gibson Super Jumbo.
The fingerboard of Gibsons J200 Standard is constructed from the highest grade rosewood on earth, which is personally inspected and qualified by Gibsons team of skilled experts before it enters the Gibson factories. The resilience of this durable wood makes the fingerboard extremely balanced and stable, and gives each chord and note unparalleled clarity and bite.
It is simply the worlds most famous acoustic guitar, and certainly one of most popular, as evidenced by the list of players that have made it their primary acoustic instrument, among them Ray Whitley, Emmylou Harris, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Gram Parsons, and Pete Townshend.