Year shipped: 1925
Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar December 1st 1924
Headstock: Diagonal ‘The Gibson’ logo, replacement truss rod cover
Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end
Body: Birch back with maple sides, Virzi Tone Producer fitted
Hardware: Replacement tuners, truss rod cover, tailpiece and bridge. Short bound pickguard.
Notes: This guitar was bought from Barney Kessell at ‘Kessell’s Music World’ in 1970 by recording artist/producer/arranger Tom Keene who says, “Barney told me he played this guitar on the Andy Griffith show theme song Gone Fishin’. I used the guitar on many sessions and finally gave it to Dennis Agajanian.”
Images courtesy of Dennis Agajanian