Serial Number: 93281

Year shipped: 1936

FON: 634

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 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. Strap button added at heel. One screw that holds the pick guard bracket in place replaced.

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

Photographs courtesy of Goerge Gruhn and Eric C Newell of Gruhn Guitars

Images courtesy of ATB Guitars