Serial Number 94329

Year shipped: 1937


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo (lacks a dot over the letter ‘i’)

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, X-braced top. 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including flat tailpiece engraved with ‘L-5’ legend. Original rosewood bridge

Notes: The nut, pickguard and tuners) have been replaced (original tuners stored in case, two strap buttons in the heel have been removed with finish touch-up, cracks in the side of the body and heel have been repaired with overspray on heel. The fingerboard has been re-fretted and the neck has been re-set

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

Images courtesy of Carter Vintage