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Year shipped: 1931

Serial Number: 87723

FON: 9965

Headstock: Horizontal 'The Gibson' logo, three-on-a-strip tuners

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 and wrap-over tailpiece, non-original bridge

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Photograph courtesy of  John G. Stewart Fine Guitars (

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