Serial Number: 96179

Year shipped: 1940


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 with Natural finish and large bound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts

Notes: The tailpiece and pickguard are replacements and the guitar has been fitted with a DeArmond pickup

This guitar is one of 38 Natural finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1940

Pictures courtesy of Imperial Vintage