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Year shipped: 1936

Serial number: 92961

FON: 447B followed by ‘12’ in red pencil

Headstock: Horizontal 'Gibson' script logo with no dot on the i

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

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides

Hardware: Rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds and open gear Grover G-98 tuners with metal butterbean buttons

Notes: Repaired crack in X-brace and new mother of pearl nut. The bottom of the original bridge (which had been shaved down) was built up.

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Images courtesy of Greg Poulos