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Serial Number: EA 5231

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Year shipped: 1939

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

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

Body: 17-inch wide ‘Advanced’ body with Natural finish, large bound f-holes

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts, Varitone tailpiece. The pickguard is missing

Notes: This guitar belonged to Nashville session and radio guitarist Jack Shook.

 

 

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Thanks to Cheryl Offutt and her husband Jeff Offutt for permission to feature her grandfather’s guitar.

 

Images left and above courtesy of George Gruhn (guitars.com); image top left courtesy of Cheryl Offutt.