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Year shipped: 1935 

Serial Number: 91440 (see ‘Notes’ below)

FON: Appears to be 126?-7 (fourth digit illegible)

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo, non original Grover tuners 

Neck/fingerboard:  pearl block inlays starting at the third fret, 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end. 

Body: 16-inch body with maple back and sides with some over-spraying on the sides and a repaired two-inch crack at the bottom of the guitar. Other repairs done to this L-5 are a neck reset and a refret

Hardware: gold plated metal parts including wrap over tailpiece. Ebony bridge. Pickguard is missing 


Notes: Has original hardshell case. The original serial number on the interior label is unreadable, but a previous owner has written the number ‘91440’



91440 FULL FRONT 91440 HEAD 91440 IN CASE 91440 SIDE 2

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