Serial Number: 95080 Bobby Sherwood

Year Shipped: 1937


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo. Has the name ‘Bobby Sherwood’ engraved on the truss rod cover

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides and large bound f-holes

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds and individual Grover Imperial tuners. Long bound pickguard and rosewood bridge

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

Images courtesy of Stéphane Neidhardt