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Year shipped: 1935

Serial number: 92605

FON: 304 A7

Headstock: Horizontal 'Gibson' script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret ebony fingerboard with pointed end and  block inlays starting at the first fret

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides

Hardware: Rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including flat L-5 tailpiece engraved with L-5 legend.  Open gear Grover G-98 Tuners with metal butterbean buttons.

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Photos courtesy of

Tohru Seya

Tsukuba, Japan

This is one of only 56 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1935