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Serial Number: 86342

FON: 9688

Year shipped: 1930

Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and dot inlays from the third fret (the 9th fret inlay has been moved to the 10th fret). Non-original pearl custom truss rod cover

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts, wrap-over tailpiece and three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate and pearl buttons. Ebony bridge and short bound pickguard

Notes: Belonged to collector/dealer Harry West

Tony 86342 H West L-5 front Tony 86342 H West L-5 back 86342 label


Pictures courtesy of Tony Marcus

H West L-5 1 peghead H West L-5 1 tuners