Serial number: 87990

Year shipped: 1931

FON: 8955

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with square end and wide block inlays from the first fret

Body: Maple back and sides. Solid tone bars

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular tailpiece. Long bound pickguard

Notes: Has been refretted and has non-original tuners There are three small repaired back cracks at the bass lower bout area and the pickguard has a tight crack near the end of the neck. Has original case

See Notes on L-5 serial number 87506, which has a similar fingerboard with a block inlay at the first fret

Images courtesy of Mass Street Music