Serial Number: EA-5610

Year Shipped: 1939


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 Grover Imperial tuners. Bound pickguard

Notes:  ‘1 1/8’ is handwritten on the label. Has original case stencilled with World War II U.S. Navy bases

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

Images courtesy of: Laurence Kenyon