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Serial Number: 92301


Year Shipped:  1935

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: Three-piece neck, 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end (refretted), block inlays start at first fret,

Body: Advanced 17-inch wide body with spruce top, maple back and sides and bound f-holes. Top crack beneath tailpiece and small cracks along either edge of the fingerboard end. The finish has been over-sprayed


Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert (an opening in the tailpiece for an endpin jack has been filled and concealed) and three engraved diamonds and individual gold-plated Grover 98G tuners. Rosewood bridge. Pickguard is a replacement (the original with a cut-out for a pickup is in the case)


Notes: Has original Gibson ‘Red Line’ hardshell case

BODY BACK FRONT full back full front head back HEADSTOCK

Images courtesy of Umanov Guitars