You can be the next keeper of this 105 year old guitar. The owner purchased this 1917 Gibson L3 from George Gruhn in the 80s. The finish looks original, super thin, but at one point it may have been oversprayed. There is a repaired crack that runs parallel to the center seam of the lower part of the back. The back was glued to the side and end block. All original parts except a few of the tailpiece string pins. All of the latches on the original case is functional. $5000.00 + shipping

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Listed3 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
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  • L-3
  • 1917
Made In
  • United States
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Shape
  • Archtop
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Top Material
  • Spruce
  • Gibson Pre-War Era
Back Material
  • Mahogany
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Model Family
  • Gibson L-3
Number of Frets
  • 19

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