Serial number: 95747

Year shipped: 1938


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo with no dot on the ’i’

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end and narrow block inlays from the first fret. 25 1/2-inch scale length and wide neck heel

Body: 17-inch body with maple back and sides. Natural finish and large bound f-holes, parallel-braced top

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including hinged tailpiece with silver centre insert and three engraved diamonds. Rosewood bridge and long bound pickguard

Notes: Replacement Grover Imperial tuners. Has original original Lifton hard case with orange racing stripes This guitar is one of 13 Natural finish Advanced L-5s shipped in 1938 

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