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Serial Number: 83659

FON: 9007

Year shipped: 1928

Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the third fret. Pearl nut

Body: Maple back with maple sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including engraved three-on-a-strip tuners with pearl buttons and wrap-over tailpiece. Short pickguard

Notes: Notes: This guitar has "made in the USA" stamped on the rear of its headstock, thus indicating that is was an export model.



Photos courtesy of Bernunzio Uptown Music (


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