Year shipped: 1936
Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo
Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first to the seventeenth frets.
Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and small unbound f-holes
Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds. Long bound pickguard
Notes: The body has been refinished and the tuners have been replaced
This is one of 152 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1936
Images courtesy of The Rago Arts and Auction Center