Serial number: 95751

Year shipped: 1938


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

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. Natural finish 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: There is a small crack on the upper part of the neck, near the nut along the left side. The pickguard is missing. Has original hardshell case 

This guitar is one of 13 Natural finish Advanced L-5s shipped in 1938

Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions