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  • Instrument: Archtop Guitars

  • Brand: Gibson

  • Model: L-5 CES

  • Finish: Natural

  • SKU: GA480-A

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1978

  • Body Material: Spruce/ Maple

  • Finish Material: Nitro

  • Neck/Fingerboard: Maple/ Ebony

  • Radius: 12"

  • Weight: 7.8lbs

  • Tuners: Original Kluson

  • Scale Length: 24.75"

  • Nut Width: 1.707"

  • Neck Profile: C

  • Neck Thickness: .824"- .936"

  • Electronics: Original Pickups (Replacement covers), Original Pots

  • Pickup Impedance: Neck - 7.6k; Bridge -7.5k

  • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): N

  • Case: Vintage Case (broken latch)

  • Modifications/Repairs: Replacement pickup covers, replacement bridge wheels, replacement pickguard, repaired top crack

Gibson's premier archtop, and the first guitar to feature f-holes. The L-5 was a success during the big-band era, but found prominence in the hands of jazz, blues, country, and rock players equally. This model features replacement pickup covers, replacement bridge wheels, a replacement pickguard, and a repaired top crack. The golden finish has aged beautifully, and it plays well and sounds fantastic. Includes a vintage hardshell case (which is missing one latch).

Gibson L-5 CES 1978, Natural

$11,000
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    Description

    Gibson's premier archtop, and the first guitar to feature f-holes. The L-5 was a success during the big-band era, but found prominence in the hands of jazz, blues, country, and rock players equally. This model features replacement pickup covers, replacement bridge wheels, a replacement pickguard, and a repaired top crack. The golden finish has aged beautifully, and it plays well and sounds fantastic. Includes a vintage hardshell case (which is missing one latch).

    Spec
    • Instrument: Archtop Guitars

    • Brand: Gibson

    • Model: L-5 CES

    • Finish: Natural

    • SKU: GA480-A

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1978

    • Body Material: Spruce/ Maple

    • Finish Material: Nitro

    • Neck/Fingerboard: Maple/ Ebony

    • Radius: 12"

    • Weight: 7.8lbs

    • Tuners: Original Kluson

    • Scale Length: 24.75"

    • Nut Width: 1.707"

    • Neck Profile: C

    • Neck Thickness: .824"- .936"

    • Electronics: Original Pickups (Replacement covers), Original Pots

    • Pickup Impedance: Neck - 7.6k; Bridge -7.5k

    • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): N

    • Case: Vintage Case (broken latch)

    • Modifications/Repairs: Replacement pickup covers, replacement bridge wheels, replacement pickguard, repaired top crack

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