Serial Number: 96617

Year shipped: 1941


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 and large bound f-holes 

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including Varitone tailpiece and Kluson Sealfast tuners with Catalin buttons. Bound pickguard

This guitar is one of 18 Sunburst finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1941

Image courtesy of The Chinery Collection