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Year Shipped: 1935

Serial Number: 91329

FON: 1277-4

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, block inlays start at first fret 

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and small unbound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated hardware, flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend, non-original Kluson Deluxe tuners



Notes: Repaired cracks in the top (extending from the fingerboard), side and heel. Formerly owned and used by Opry staff musician Steve Gibson



This instrument does not appear in the shipping ledgers (probably indicating it was sold at the Gibson factory). However, other serial numbers in the near vicinity were shipped in March and April of 1935.


full front full back head back head side in case


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