For sale is a 1935 Gibson L-5 in a sunburst finish with a raised beautiful pickguard, gold hardware, gold tuners, gold 'L-5' etched tailpiece, ebony fingerboard, block inlays, flowerpot headstock inlay, thick Gibson script logo, wooden adjustable bridge, this was the first year of the 17 inch body, some lacquer checking throughout the body, some damage from picking on the front left side of the body, some wear on finish on lower front right body, checking on sides and back, few scrapes and dings located throughout sides and lower rear body, minor center seam crack but no separation-see pictures for more details! 

If you would like more in-depth information on this guitar, please feel free to message us! We are currently appointment only and our hours of operation are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 11:30am-5:30pm PST. Thank you!

Listed4 months 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
  • L-5
  • Sunburst
  • 1935
Made In
  • United States
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Shape
  • Archtop
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Model Family
  • Gibson L-5
Sides Material
  • Maple
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Top Material
  • Spruce
Back Material
  • Maple
  • Gibson Pre-War Era
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Number of Frets
  • 20

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Tarzana, CA, United States
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