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Year shipped: 1938

Serial number: 95454

FON: 832 (barely distinguishable)

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

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret ebony fingerboardwith pointed end, block inlays starting at the first fret

Body: maple back and sides

Hardware: rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including Varitone tailpiece and Kluson Sealfast tuners with tulip-shaped catalin amber buttons, replacement pickguard by Gruhn Guitars

Advanced Gruhn AR4395 back Advanced Gruhn AR4395 FRONT 95454 head front 95454 head 95454 tailpiece

With thanks to George Gruhn

and Eric C Newell

of Gruhn Guitars