Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

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Year shipped: 1926

Serial Number: 80569

FON: 8358

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo, aftermarket ‘Mono-Plak’ truss rod cover (this is not a Gibson part) reads ‘Johnny Temple’. Non-original tuners

Neck/fingerboard: 20-fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlay starts at the third fret

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece. No pickguard and replacement ebony bridge

 

Notes: The guitar has been totally refinished. There is a repaired back crack and an area of binding has been replaced on the bass side of the headstock

 

 

 

Photograph courtesy of Stan Werbin (elderly.com)

 

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