Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

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Year shipped: 1925

Serial Number: 77408

Virzi Number:

Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar December 1st 1924

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo, replacement truss rod cover

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end

Body: Birch back with maple sides

Hardware: The Schaller tuners, trapeze tailpiece and rosewood bridge are not original. Bound short pickguard. Virzi Tone Producer fitted

 

Notes: This guitar was bought from Barney Kessell at ‘Kessell’s Music World’ in 1970 by recording artist/producer/arranger Tom Keene who says, “Barney told me he played this guitar on the Andy Griffith show theme song Gone Fishin’. I used the guitar on many sessions and finally gave it to Dennis Agajanian.”

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Images courtesy of Dennis Agajanian