Serial Number: 92330

Year shipped: 1935


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo with the name ‘Harold Dickman’ engraved on the trussrod cover

Neck/fingerboard: See Notes below. 24 ¾ inch scale length. Pointed neck heel

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides, X-braced top and small unbound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including individual flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend and open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Long bound pickguard

Notes: Replaced fingerboard (with pointed end and wide blocks from the first fret). Has original hardshell case

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

Images courtesy of John Stewart and Richard Gelardin