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Serial Number: 95011

FON: 546C followed by – 4 in red pencil

Year Shipped: 1937

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo, individual Grover G-98 Tuners with metal butterbean buttons

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

Body: Spruce top with maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated hardware including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and ‘L-5’ engraving. Long bound pickguard and rosewood bridge

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Pictures courtesy of Craig Jones

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