Serial number: 93170

Year shipped: 1936 


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo with no dot on the i

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret. 24 3/4-inch scale length and wide neck heel

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and small unbound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend. Long bound pickguard

Notes: Has been re-fretted. Reproduction tuners

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

Images courtesy of John Stewart