Serial Number: 85568

Year shipped: 1930


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with square end and wide block inlays from the third fret (see Notes)

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular tailpiece and individual open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Long bound pickguard

Notes: The body has a centre seam repair. The horizontal Gibson script logo suggests that this guitar may have been re-necked in the late 1930s. Has original hardshell case

Images courtesy of Lowell Levinger, Vintage Instruments