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Year shipped: 1931

Serial Number: 86940


Headstock: Script ‘Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: Replacement fingerboard and non-original Waverly tuners

Body: Spruce top and maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece. Long pickguard


Notes: Eric Schoenberg (of Schoenberg Guitars) says: “We removed a dark overspray and the guitar now has a shine on the finish. There's an area on the back where the original stain was worn and this is now covered with finish.”



full front full back head head back body detail

Pictures courtesy of Schoenberg Guitars (