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Year shipped: 1931

Serial Number: 87083

FON: 9879

Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo


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


Body: Maple back with maple sides


Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts,  Modern Waverly tuners with mother of pearl buttons, Replacement bridge made by John Monteleone, replacement pickguard made by Mirabella, original wrap-over tailpiece


Notes: This L-5 was exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ‘Guitar Heroes’ show in 2011


Pictures courtesy of: Alan Haddad



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