Year shipped: 1934
Headstock: Horizontal ‘The Gibson’ logo
Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with square end and wide block inlays from the third fret
Body: Maple back and sides
Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular 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
Notes: Reproduction pickguard. Has original hardshell case
The original bill of sale (below) states that the guitar was sold by Crawford’s Radio & Music Shop in Bremerton, WA on June 11th 1934. The original price was $306, for which the new owner paid a deposit of $130, plus 11 payments of $14.65 and a final payment of $14.85.
Images courtesy of Dexter Johnson Carmel Music Co