Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

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Year shipped: 1924

Serial number: 76480

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Signed and dated By Lloyd Loar on March 31st 1924

 

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the fifth fret

Body: Birch back, Virzi Tone Producer fitted

Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece and Waverly three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate and pearl buttons, mounted so the cog is positioned above the worm gear. Short bound pickguard

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Images courtesy of Mark Agnesi,

General Manager at Norman's Rare Guitars (normansrareguitars.com)

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Guitarist Jimmy Vivino playing the Loar L-5 pictured above at Norman's Rare Guitars

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