Serial number: 91521

Year shipped: 1935

FON: 1244

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 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 and individual open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Long bound pickguard and ebony bridge

Notes: Has a repaired hairline crack near the treble side f-hole. According to Joe Spann the guitar went-back to Gibson for a repair sometime in the mid 30’s, so the repair may have been done then. This is one of 110 16-inch L-5s shipped in 1935

Images courtesy of Skip Sail