Serial Number: 91440

Year shipped: 1935

FON: Appears to be 126?-7 (the fourth digit is illegible)

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 wrap-over tailpiece. Ebony bridge

Notes:  A two-inch crack at the bottom of the guitar has been repaired and there is some over-spray on the sides. The neck has been neck reset and refretted and the tuners replaced. The pickguard is missing. Has original hardshell case

The original serial number on the interior label is unreadable, but a previous owner has written the number ‘91440’

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

Images courtesy of Union Grove Music