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Serial Number 85298


Year shipped 1929

Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays start at the fifth fret with double dots at frets 12 and 17

Body: Maple back with maple sides

Hardware: Gold plated metal parts including engraved three-on-a-strip tuners with pearl buttons Replacement tailpiece made by Mirabella Guitars and short pickguard

Grosz 1927 SEND FRNT Grosz 1927 SEND BCK

This guitar belongs to Jazz Rhythm Maestro, Marty Grosz. For Marty's comments on this and his other L-5 guitars, see his entry on our Players' page. Photographs by kind permission of Marty's son, Toby Grosz.