Best Acoustic Guitars With Cream Hardware in 2024

Here are the top acoustic guitars with Cream hardware.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Gibson J-185 Original

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Playability 78
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 71
Overall Score 86

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  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Acoustic series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Flame Maple back
  • Solid Flame Maple sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Acoustic series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Flame Maple back
  • Solid Flame Maple sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson J-185 Original
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Gibson Custom 1960 Hummingbird Fixed Bridge

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Playability 78
Sound 85
Build quality 85
Value for money 68
Overall Score 83
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Historic Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
  • From Gibson Custom's 2017 Historic Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Traditional belly up bridge
  • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Gibson Custom 1960 Hummingbird Fixed Bridge
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Cort GA-FF

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Playability 73
Sound 83
Build quality 70
Value for money 85
Overall Score 75
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  • From Cort's 2020 Grand Regal series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Flamed Maple back
  • Flamed Maple sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Merbau fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys I (Preamp/Active)
  • Merbau bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • From Cort's 2020 Grand Regal series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Flamed Maple back
  • Flamed Maple sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Merbau fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys I (Preamp/Active)
  • Merbau bridge
  • Acoustic Cort Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Cort GA-FF
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • Laminated Top Wood
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    4. Gibson Hummingbird Original

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    Playability 78
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 71
    Overall Score 86

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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    • 3 Prices - New from $3,999 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Traditional belly up bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $3,999 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Traditional belly up bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Hummingbird Original
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Gibson 50s LG-2

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    Playability 78
    Sound 86
    Build quality 90
    Value for money 75
    Overall Score 85

    What our users think

    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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    • 4 Prices - New from $2,599 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Rectangle, closed slot bridge
    • Acoustic V Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Strap Cream Button tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $2,599 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • Rectangle, closed slot bridge
    • Acoustic V Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Strap Cream Button tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson 50s LG-2
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Gibson SJ-200 Original

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    Gibson SJ-200 Original
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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 84

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
    Own it? Share your opinion
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,699 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,699 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson SJ-200 Original
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Gibson Custom 1952 J-185

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    Playability 78
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 68
    Overall Score 83
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Belly up, holes at rear, open slot bridge
    • Acoustic V Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,199 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Belly up, holes at rear, open slot bridge
    • Acoustic V Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Custom 1952 J-185
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. Gibson 60s J-45 Original

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    Playability 78
    Sound 85
    Build quality 84
    Value for money 72
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (1 vote)
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    FIND IT ON:
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    • 3 Prices - New from $2,999 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Traditional belly up, Adjustable bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Strap Cream Button tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $2,999 >
    • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Mahogany back
    • Solid Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Traditional belly up, Adjustable bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Strap Cream Button tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson 60s J-45 Original
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Ivory Tusq Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200

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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 66
    Overall Score 81
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    • 3 Prices - New from $6,299 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $6,299 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Gibson Custom 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo

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    Playability 75
    Sound 83
    Build quality 82
    Value for money 65
    Overall Score 80
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,299 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Belly Down, open slot bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Open back cream button tuners
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    • 3 Prices - New from $5,299 >
    • From Gibson Custom's 2020 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Red spruce top
    • Solid Rosewood back
    • Solid Rosewood sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Belly Down, open slot bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Open back cream button tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Custom 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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