Gibson Advanced Jumbo ( 1936-1940 )
In 1936 through 1939-40 gibson introduced the gibson advanced jumbo guitar , if you get your hands on one of these guitars , dont let it go , these gibson guitars are highly collectible and sought after by high end buyers ,
They are hard to find and considered one of gibsons' best dreadnought shape acousitc guitars because of its crisp , clear tonality and history.
They were made with brazilian wood (back and sides) , 16" wide bodies and sunburst finishes .
Their advanced jumbo models were very similar to their gibson j-35 models but were more shallow in body , more round shouldered , and were more expensive .
The gibson advanced jumbo was listed at $80 ( a competitor to the martin d-28 ) at the time while the j-35 was priced at $35 .
Gibson Advanced Jumbo Reissue ( 1990-1999 )
In 1990 gibson has introduced the gibson advanced jumbo reissue were discontinued in 1997 , they came in sunburst color , some with indian rosewood , some with brazilian and some with flamed maple , limited editions were also available . Various other quality reissue models were sold after 1999 .
Vintage Price Value For 2007 :
1936 - 1940 > $39 000 to $55 000 ( advanced jumbo )
1990 - 1999 > $1800 to $2200 ( reissue sunburst )
1990 - 1999 > $2200 to $3000 ( reissue flamed maple )
1936 - 1940 > Avg Upward Trend Of 11% a Year since 2000
1990s Reissues > 7%
If you want to buy a gibson advanced jumbo , you can find used or vintage Gibson Advanced Jumbo's For Sale on ebay if your lucky at a bargain ...
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