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Year shipped: 1943

Serial number 97675



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

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

Body: maple back and sides

Hardware: rosewood bridge, gold-plated hardware including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds and Grover Imperial tuners


Notes: Refret and new pickguard by Gruhn Guitars, original hardshell tweed case with orange and black stripes






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