Serial Number: 93222

Year shipped: 1936 


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret. 24 ¾-inch scale length. 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

Notes: Non-original tuners, pickguard and bracket, some overspray to the rear of the headstock and a strap button installed on the bass side of the heel.

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

Photograph courtesy of Musurgia