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Year shipped: 1944

Serial number: 97941



Headstock: Horizontal 'Gibson' script logo with no dot on the ‘i’

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

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and bound f-holes. Sunburst finish

Hardware: Gold-plated hardware including a Varitone tailpiece


Notes: has been fitted with a floating Benedetti pickup




Pictures courtesy of Francois Charle Guitars (



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