1953 Gibson L-5C Sunburst VG

Used – Very Good
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This is my 1953 Gibson L-5C. This is absolutely one of the BEST L-5's I've ever had. It plays like buttah, has the feel, projection and focus that you want from one of these. This really can do it all, though many folks are not hip enough to these boxes, made by Gibson's best artisans during Gibson's most exciting and fruitful period. 17" lower bout, 1 11/16" nut, with a beautiful '50's full profile, it is truly a joy to play. Original tuners, tailpiece, bridge, and endpin. I assume it's been refretted over the years, totally playable. The guard is repro, (not done on my watch,) clearly had a dearmond on it at some point, like all these boxes. This guitar has honest playwear, as shown. Some scratches and dings, and there is a little missing piece of binding on the headstock. No cracks, no repairs. This is one of my last two L-5C's in my stable. It made the cut over the years, but I'm holding onto a player grade that is not as valuable. I guarantee if you are looking for one of these, this guitar will capture you. I'm pricing it a touch lower, to make it attractive for anyone who wants to get into L-5 land. Comes with its original brown case, in fair to poor condition, but safe enough to ship. Thanks for looking... JAMF

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Listed6 days ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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