Serial Number: 91438

Year shipped: 1935


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and wide block inlays from the third fret

Body: Maple back and sides

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular tailpiece. Long bound pickguard has been cut to accommodate a pickup

Notes: The tuners have been replaced and a previous owner has scratched his name into the back of the headstock. A centre-seam split in the back has been cleated

This is one of 110 16-inch L-5s shipped in 1935

Images courtesy of Jack Fields