James Clem's 1952 Gibson J-185 guitar with Lifton case .

James Clem's 1952 Gibson J-185 guitar with Lifton case.

  Portland luthier Kerry Char restored this 1952 Gibson J-185  that needed a neck reset, refret, loose braces and many more issues. He did a great job.       

Portland luthier Kerry Char restored this 1952 Gibson J-185  that needed a neck reset, refret, loose braces and many more issues. He did a great job.

 

 

  In the recording studio, February, 2018.

In the recording studio, February, 2018.

  In the   studio with Mary Flower and Craig Snazelle.    

In the studio with Mary Flower and Craig Snazelle.

 

  Martin 000-18 GE, National   Tricone, Fraulini Angelina, vintage 1952 Gibson J-185 .

Martin 000-18 GE, National Tricone, Fraulini Angelina, vintage 1952 Gibson J-185.

  James Clem with his 1952 Gibson J-185 guitar .

James Clem with his 1952 Gibson J-185 guitar.

  So  meone added this over sized pickguard. this will be replaced in the near futur e.   

Someone added this over sized pickguard. this will be replaced in the near future.