Serial Number: 92576

Year Shipped: 1935 

FON: 128?

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret. 24 ½ inch scale length. Pointed neck heel

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

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend. Rosewood bridge and long pickguard

Notes: Non-original tuners. Re-glued seam beneath the tailpiece

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

Photographs courtesy of Eric Schoenberg, Schoenberg Guitars