Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club

 

 

 

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Year shipped: 1938

Serial number: 95253

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Headstock: Horizontal 'Gibson' script logo

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

Body: Natural finish 17-inch body with maple back and sides

Hardware: Rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including Varitone tailpiece.  Open gear Grover G-98 Tuners with metal butterbean buttons. Pearloid pickguard has been cut and drilled to accomodate a pickup and volume control.

 

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Images courtesy of Jeff Kelly