Serial Number: 86950

Year shipped: 1931


Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: One-piece neck with replacement fingerboard

Body: Maple back and sides. Refinished

Hardware: The tuners, the tailpiece and the bridge are not original

Notes: Though this L-5 now has a block inlaid fingerboard, its other features suggest that it left the Gibson factory with a dot inlaid fingerboard. We have listed it as a Type Two L-5 accordingly.

Images courtesy of Gruhn Guitars