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Year shipped: 1937

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



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




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Pictures courtesy of Charlie Cushman