Serial Number: 96751

Year shipped: 1941

FON: 1083F

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, Natural finish and large bound f-holes 

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

Notes: A DeArmond pickup has been installed. Shipped only once, on March 19th 1941 to Sherman Clay & Company in a #600 case

This guitar is one of 41 Natural finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1941

Pictures courtesy of Kevin Siggins