Serial number: 90002 Andy Nelson

Year shipped: 1933

FON: 642

Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: See Notes below

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: See Notes below

Notes: This L-5 belonged to guitarist Andy Nelson. It was re-necked at the Gibson factory in the mid 1950s. The original dot fingerboard and headstock overlay appear to have been retained. The tailpiece, tuners and pickguard are not original. A DeArmond floating pickup has been fitted

Images courtesy of Larry Grinnell