Serial Number: 92301

Year Shipped: 1935


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret. Pointed neck heel

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and small bound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds (an opening in the tailpiece for an endpin jack has been filled and concealed) and individual open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Rosewood bridge

Notes: The fingerboard has been refretted and there is a crack beneath tailpiece and small cracks along either edge of the fingerboard end. The finish has been over-sprayed. The pickguard is a replacement (the original, which has a cut-out for a pickup, is in the case). Has original Gibson Redline hardshell case

This guitar is one of 56 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1935

Images courtesy of Umanov Guitars