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Year shipped: 1936

Serial number: 93207

FON:

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 (www.guernseys.com) and photographer Paul Schraub

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