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Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo, ‘Made In The USA’ stamp on rear of headstock
Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, block inlays start at first fret
Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and unbound f-holes
Hardware: Gold-plated hardware including individual open gear Grover G-98 Tuners with metal butterbean buttons and flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend. The bridge is a replacement
Notes: This guitar was an export model (during this period, Gibson instruments made for export have the words 'Made In The USA' stamped on the rear of the headstock).
According to Joe Spann, this guitar was shipped to 'Cranes' in Antwerp, Belgium.
Photographs courtesy of Vintage Jazz Guitars
This guitar is one of only 152 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1936