Serial Number: EA 5695

Year shipped: 1939


Headstock: Horizontal ‘script’ logo

Neck/fingerboard: 20 fret fingerboard with pointed end narrow block inlays from the first fret, 25.4-inch scale length and wide neck heel

Body: 17-inch ‘Advanced’ body with parallel top bracing and large bound f-holes 

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

Notes: Some finish touch up and sealed centre seam. Has original brown hardshell case

This guitar is one of 101 Sunburst finished Advanced L-5s shipped in 1939

Images courtesy of Joe Vinikow,