Serial Number: 95721

Year Shipped: 1938


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 large bound f-holes

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds and Grover Imperial tuners. Rosewood bridge

Notes: Reproduction pickguard, overspray on top and back (very old – possibly Gibson factory work), repaired side crack near end block

This is one of 146 Sunburst Advanced L-5s shipped in 1938

Images courtsey of Gruhn Guitars