Serial Number: 96358

Year shipped: 1940

FON: 945 F

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 Varitone tailpiece and Kluson Sealfast tuners with Catalin buttons

Notes: Replacement pickguard

This guitar is one of 20 Sunburst finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1940

Images courtesy of Cory Brackett of Rudy’s Music