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  • Instrument: Archtop Guitars

  • Brand: Gibson

  • Model: L-5C

  • Finish: Sunburst

  • SKU: GA389

  • Original Finish: Yes

  • Original Parts: No

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1956

  • Top: Spruce

  • Back and Sides: Maple

  • Finish Material: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

  • Neck/Fingerboard: Maple / Ebony

  • Fingerboard Radius: 10"

  • Brace Pattern: Tone Bars

  • Tuners: Original

  • Bridge: Replaced

  • Scale Length: 25.25"

  • Nut Width: 1.67"

  • String Spacing at Saddle: 2"

  • Case: OHSC

  • Modifications/Repairs: Refret, overspray on back of neck toward the heel, binging repair, touch up on small blemish near top F Hole, replaced bridge

Introduced into Gibson's lineup in 1922, the L-5 was the first guitar to feature F-holes, being similar in build to a cello. This '56 example is a joy to play thanks to a re-fret and replaced bridge with comfortable action and a very pleasing sound. It has had overspray on back of neck toward the heel, some binging repair, and touch up on a small blemish near the bass side F Hole. There is general wear throughout for a guitar its age but it is ready to be played for decades to come!

Includes its original hard shell case.

Gibson L-5C 1956, Sunburst

$13,500

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    Description

    Introduced into Gibson's lineup in 1922, the L-5 was the first guitar to feature F-holes, being similar in build to a cello. This '56 example is a joy to play thanks to a re-fret and replaced bridge with comfortable action and a very pleasing sound. It has had overspray on back of neck toward the heel, some binging repair, and touch up on a small blemish near the bass side F Hole. There is general wear throughout for a guitar its age but it is ready to be played for decades to come!

    Includes its original hard shell case.

    Spec
    • Instrument: Archtop Guitars

    • Brand: Gibson

    • Model: L-5C

    • Finish: Sunburst

    • SKU: GA389

    • Original Finish: Yes

    • Original Parts: No

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1956

    • Top: Spruce

    • Back and Sides: Maple

    • Finish Material: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

    • Neck/Fingerboard: Maple / Ebony

    • Fingerboard Radius: 10"

    • Brace Pattern: Tone Bars

    • Tuners: Original

    • Bridge: Replaced

    • Scale Length: 25.25"

    • Nut Width: 1.67"

    • String Spacing at Saddle: 2"

    • Case: OHSC

    • Modifications/Repairs: Refret, overspray on back of neck toward the heel, binging repair, touch up on small blemish near top F Hole, replaced bridge

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