Serial number: 92605

Year shipped: 1935

FON: 304 A7

Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

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

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

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

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

Photos courtesy of Tohru Seya Tsukuba, Japan