Serial Number: 88255

Year shipped: 1932


Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: One-piece neck. 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end, dot inlays from the third fret

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including wrap-over tailpiece and Waverly three-on-a-strip tuners with engraved base plate and pearl buttons, mounted so that the cog is positioned below the worm gear. Ebony bridge and short bound pickguard with patent number

Notes: The top has been refinished (the remainder of the finish is original) and a three-inch section at the lower back edge has been re-glued. There is some evidence of shrinkage at the side and in an area of the upper bout.  A two-inch crack on the back has not been repaired

Images courtesy of Kent Garcia, KJ Guitars and Spencer Penn