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Tenor guitars are a remarkable piece of musical history, embodying the charm of early 20th-century acoustic instruments. Gibson introduced the TG-0 tenor guitar in the late 1920s to cater to the growing demand for tenor banjos and guitars. These instruments were particularly popular in the early jazz and folk scenes.
While not as widely recognized as some other Gibson models, the tenor guitar found its place in various folk, jazz, and early country music ensembles during the 1930s and beyond. Many musicians appreciated its portability and unique tonal character.
This particular example is from 1931, and is in great condition, with no breaks or other serious issues. It plays great and has that unique mahogany tenor sound that takes you straight back to a jazz juke joint in Chicago surrounded by blues singers, gangsters, and moonshine. A great instrument for collectors and musicians interested in early American acoustic music.
Model: 1931 Gibson TG-0 Tenor Guitar
Condition: Very good with normal signs of use
Top: Solid Spruce
Back and Sides: Mahogany
Scale Length: Approximately 21 inches
Tuners: Original open-back strip tuners