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Year shipped: 1936

Serial number: 93207


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

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 and unbound f-holes

Hardware: Rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including a hinged L-5 trapeze tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds. Grover G-98 tuners with metal butterbean buttons.


93207 FRONT 93207 BACK 93207 FINGERBOARD 93207 HEAD 93207 TAILPIECE

Pictures courtesy of Arlan Ettinger of Guernsey Auctions ( and photographer Paul Schraub

This guitar is one of only 152 Advanced L-5 guitars shipped in 1936