Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

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Year shipped: 1931

Serial number: 87259

FON: 9952

 

Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson' logo,

 

Neck/fingerboard: See ‘Notes’ below

 

Body: Maple back and sides

 

Hardware: Gold-plated hardware including regular trapeze tailpiece. The tuners are modern replacements

 

Notes: Has two labels, one over the other, both with the same serial number. The guitar has a factory refinish and has been fitted with a later ‘Advanced’ style, 20-fret fingerboard with a pointed end and narrow blocks inlays from the first fret.  Although we have included this guitar in the Type Two Gallery there is no way to know for sure whether it started life with block or dot inlays

 

 

 

Pictures courtesy of Tony Marcus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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