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L-5 Tenor Guitar


Serial Number: 86138

FON: 9705

Year shipped: 1930

Headstock: Diagonal script ‘Gibson’ logo and three pearl inlays (no flowerpot)

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with pointed end and dots from fret three (double dots at frets 7, 12 and 17).


Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts, backward facing banjo style tuners with pearl buttons, short pickguard. Replaced tailpiece


Notes: TG-L5 tenor guitar, ‘Master Model’ label


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