Year shipped: 1926
Signed and dated by Lloyd Loar on December 1st 1924
Headstock: Diagonal ‘The Gibson’ logo
Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays from the fifth fret and double dots at the 12th and 17th frets
Body: Birch back with maple sides, no Virzi Tone Producer fitted
Hardware: Silver-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece and Waverly three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate, mounted so that the cog is positioned above the worm gear. Short bound pickguard. The tuners’ pearl buttons have been removed by a previous owner.
Images courtesy of Ken Waltham