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Year Shipped: 1936

Serial Number: 92783

FON: 321A3

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo, truss rod cover engraved G.E.M. (possibly C.E.M.)


Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, narrow block inlays start at first fret, 24 ¾ inch scale length


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


Hardware: Gold-plated hardware including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds


Notes: This guitar was refinished, refretted, and had the tuners replaced by Gibson in the late 1950s.


A floating DeArmond pickup has also been installed.



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