Vintage Gibson L-48 Acoustic Archtop Guitar -1953 w/ Hard Shell Case
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Overview

The Gibson L-48 was introduced after World War II as a simple archtop acoustic. There was some variation as to the wood used on the body through the '40s. Other changes to the wood composition occurred in 1952 and 1957.

Years of Production:
 1946 - 1957

Design Elements: Kluson Deluxe tuners, dot inlays, sunburst finish, F-holes

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • L-48
Finish
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1946 - 1957
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Back Material
  • Maple
Body Shape
  • Archtop
Color Family
  • Brown
  • Sunburst
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
  • Gibson L-48
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Frets
  • 19
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Series
  • Gibson Kalamazoo Factory Era
Sides Material
  • Mahogany
Top Material
  • Spruce

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