Serial Number: 93639

Year shipped: 1936

FON: 999-2

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 and 1 ¾-inch nut

Body: 17-inch ‘Advanced’ body with X braced top and small unbound f-holes

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts, flat tailpiece with ‘L-5’ legend, rosewood bridge and long pickguard

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

Images courtesy of Mandolin Archive