Year shipped: 1936
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 hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds and Grover Imperial tuners. Long bound pickguard and rosewood bridge
Notes: Original hardshell case
This guitar is one of 152 Advanced L-5s shipped in 1936
Pictures courtesy of: Dexter Johnson of Carmel Music Co.