Gibson L-2 1931


Product Code: GF4407

$ 12,500.00


The Gibson L-2 flattop was introduced in 1929 and went through several versions. This 1931 example features a natural-finish top and rosewood back and sides. (Although Gibson's rosewood does not look like Martin's Brazilian, Gibson literature says that it came from Brazil.) The 1931 L-2 sported an archtop bridge, trapeze tailpiece, and an elevated pickguard.

This L-2 has been converted, with a new pin bridge, new bridgeplate and a neckset. There is finish touchup where the ball ends of the strings wore into the top and  where the original tailpiece base wore into the top. A top crack has been repaired, with touchup. And there is light touchup in the armwear area. 


  • Top Wood - Spruce
  • Back/Side Wood - Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Wood - Rosewood
  • Scale Length - 24.75"
  • Pickup(s) - None
  • Case - original soft case and modern hard case

Returns Policy

All products have a 48 hour approval period. You must notify us immediately after the 48 hour has expired and the item must be returned to Carter Vintage Guitars within 7 days after notifying the store. Carter Vintage Guitars is not responsible for any return shipping costs. Items returned outside of the approval period window will be subject to a restocking fee (up to 15%). Items must be returned in the same condition as they left the store. New items must be returned with any and all factory packaging that was included with the product.

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