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Serial number EA 5157

FON:

Year shipped: 1939

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo

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

Body: 17-inch ‘Advanced’ body with bound f-holes. The body has been over-sprayed.

Hardware: Gold plated hardware including Varitone tailpiece and Kluson tuners. Rosewood bridge. Replacement pickguard (deteriorated original pickguard in case).

Notes: Some areas of replaced binding and screw holes on the bass side of the neck from a pickup. Has original hardshell case.

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Pictures (above and below)

courtesy of Heritage Auctions

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Other images on this page courtesy of Tommy Kay

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