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Gibson J-45 Buddy Holly Guitar

Gibson J-45 Buddy Holly ( 1995-1996 )
limited Edition

When guitar players think of buddy hollys' guitar gear , automatically they associate him with fender guitars , ampeg guitar amps and fender tweed twin amps .

However, many of his most famous songs were written on a Gibson j-45 acoustic guitar . The gibson j-45 was introduced in 1942 and became buddy's' pride and joy during the 50s.

The grayish ,tan , black ,decorated leather cover that you see in the picture was handmade by himself and became Buddy hollys' unique trademark until this very day . Rumors are that the original buddy holly guitar was sold in 1990 for almost $250 000 .

1995 gibson buddy hollyIn 1995 gibson introduced the buddy holly model limited edition , it was a reproduction of the original gibson j-45 buddy holly guitar , it had a solid spruce sitka top , pearl dots on a rosewood fingerboard, gibson inlayed banner logo " only a gibson is good enough "

buddy holly signature on truss rod cover , mahogany back/sides/neck , and were made in vintage sunburst .

Only 250 guitars were made in 1995 and are all numbered . They came with a gibson case ,with a buddy holly signed rose cover sheet and a certificate personally signed by Maria Elena (Hollys' wife) .

Go here to see more pictures of the gibson j-45 buddy holly guitar ( limited edition ) .

Vintage Guitar Value For 2007 :
1995 - 1996 > $1600 to $2000

guitar price guideAvg Upward Trend Of 8% A Year Since 2000


  1. Anonymous10:59 PM

    can you tell me what year my gibson J45 is by this serial number? B004608

  2. Very nice.. Gibson j-45 Buddy holy guitar..
    Classic colour... N its very Expensive...wow....

  3. Anonymous6:03 PM

    Can you tell me what year my Gibson J45 is by the serial number? 250731

  4. Anonymous12:50 PM

    I own serial number 90625004, number 35 of 250. It was bought used at Gruhn's store, and has been a great source of pleasure ever since. I love this guitar.

  5. Anonymous7:03 PM

    Is anyone in the market for one of these guitars?

    1. Yes, I am. Email me @ benevolent1108@aol.com - Kyle

  6. Anonymous4:02 PM

    dear god i need one of these!