Serial Number: EA 5556

Year Shipped: 1939 


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret ebony 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. Natural finish

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including Varitone tailpiece and Grover Imperial tuners. Rosewood bridge and bound pickguard

Notes: First shipped to the Stoner Piano Co. in Des Moines, Iowa

This guitar is one of 15 Natural finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1939

Images courtesy of Kevin Siggins