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Year shipped: 1931

Serial number: 87990

FON: 8955

Headstock: Horizontal ‘ Gibson' logo Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret ebony fingerboard with square end and pearl block inlays from the first fret (the inlay at the first fret appears to original)

Body: Two or three minor repaired cracks in the maple back, solid tone bars

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts, regular trapeze tailpiece, long bound pickguard, non-original tuners

Notes: Has been refretted and the tuners are high-end Waverly replacements. There are three small repaired back cracks at the bass lower bout area and the pickguard has a tight crack near the end of the neck. Has original case



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