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Year shipped: 1937

Serial number: 94139 (Duplicate serial number for an L-7 T tenor guitar)

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Headstock: Horizontal 'Gibson' logo (lacks a dot for the letter ‘i’)

Neck/fingerboard: 20-fret fingerboard with a pointed end and narrow block inlays starting at the first fret

Body: maple back and sides. Large, unbound f-holes

Hardware: rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including flat tailpiece with L-5 legend and Grover 98G tuners tuners with metal buttons

 

Notes: Shipped 26th May 1937 to Griffith School of Music Atlanta, Ga.

 

This guitar has been buffed, but retains the original finish. Possibly some overspray in a couple of spots

 

 

 

94139 full 94139 head 94139 tail IMG_4516 IMG_4524 94139 back

Pictures courtesy of Charlie Cushman