McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar

I really dig this custom made McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar built in Denver in (seller thinks) 2011.

Everything about her feels fresh—her smaller body and nut size, her sunburst finish, even the snakehead headstock.

She’s built of nice things, too. Her top is solid Spruce; her sides, back and neck Mahogany; and her fingerboard Ebony with mother of pearl dot inlays. She weighs just 4.2 lbs.

Be sure to notice the “backward facing” bridge that’s a signature of McGibney guitars. (If you’d like to know more about the builder or the brand, you can find a good part of the tale here.)

Seller says she’s in good shape with a nice wide neck that feels great and is easy to glide about. Seller adds she “plays great and sounds even better.” I like hearing that.

True, she has some some scratches and such, most notably on both sides of the neck where it joins the body. Her headstock has been dinged a bit and she also has some finish checking. To my eye this just adds character.

If this custom McGibney has you under her spell, $799.99 Buy it Now on eBay will have her appear at your home like magic. Seller includes free shipping and a slightly banged up Gator case that works fine and keeps her safe and sound.

Play on.

McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar Side
I love the contrast between her sunburst top and Mahogany sides.
McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar Scratches
Scratches. I suspect a former owner played above the sound hole some.
McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar Front
She doesn’t burst so much as glow. Also, note her fairly narrow body and small nut.
McGibney Slope Shoulder Acoustic Guitar Back
Not much to see here which is fine with me.

 

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