Serial Number: 93099

Year shipped: 1936

FON: 554

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, X-braced top and small unbound f-holes 

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

This guitar is one of 152 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1936

Picture courtesy of Vintage & Rare Guitars, photographed by Douglas Wotherspoon