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Serial Number: FA 5172

Year Shipped: 1940

FON:

Headstock: Horizontal script 'Gibson' logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, custom ordered 'Super 400' style inlays starting at the first fret

Body: Maple back and sides, natural finish

Hardware: Gold plated, Kluson Sealfast tuners with 'butterscotch' Catalin buttons and Varitone tailpiece

FA 5172 back FA 5172 front

 

This guitar has a near mint tweed/pink plush lined 'luggage' case made by GEIB of Chicago.

 

With grateful thanks to Ultimate Vintage.

 

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