Serial Number: 87998

Year shipped: 1931

FON: 9965

Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays from the third fret

Body: Maple back and sides, varnish finish and solid carved top braces

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece (Pat. stamped July 19, 1910) with replacement crossbar, adjustable ebony bridge of pre-war vintage

Notes: Replacement tuners and repro pickguard. The original mounting holes confirm that this guitar was factory fitted with a longer pickguard, which is unusual for a dot neck L-5. There are no apparent cracks or repairs

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