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Serial Number: 82506

FON: 8747

Year shipped: 1928

Headstock: Diagonal 'The Gibson' logo. Note that the flowerpot inlay has no epsilon engraving. Has the name ‘Silvio Lavagno' on the truss rod cover

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the fifth fret with double dots at frets 12

Body: Maple back with maple sides. Two repaired top cracks

Hardware: Gold plated metal parts including engraved three-on-a-strip Waverly tuners with pearl buttons and wrap-over tailpiece. Patent dated short bound pickguard and dated ebony bridge

Notes: has Master Model label. Has original green lined hardshell case

 

 

 

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Pictures courtesy of

Robert Caroon and Dexter Johnson

Carmel Music Co. (carmelmusic.com)