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Serial Number: 89756


Year shipped: 1933

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with square end and wide block inlays from the third fret. The neck has been reset and re-fretted with period-correct wire and there is some overspray to the neck finish.

Body: Holes cut in the top for a pickup and control knobs have been filled and the top finish in these areas has been over-sprayed. The back and sides retain their original finish with an area of touch where a jack-socket repair was carried out.

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts include individual Grover tuners. The trapeze tailpiece has been re-plated and the bridge and pickguard are period correct reproductions

Notes: Has original hardshell case

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