Serial Number 94094

Year Shipped 1937

FON 314-3

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

Notes: The pickguard is missing

This guitar is one of 212 Sunburst Advanced L-5s shipped in 1937

Pictures courtesy of Arlan Ettinger of Guernsey Auctions and photographer Paul Schraub