Gibson LG-1 1966 Cherry Sunburst

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The LG-1 was introduced along with the LG-2 and LG-3 as a lower-end student model during World War II. All three models were very similar, and the LG-1 featured Mahogany back and sides with a Spruce top. As a lower-end guitar, the LG-1 used lateral or ladder style bracing. Eventually, the LG series was supplanted by the B series as Gibson's main student-level acoustic flattop. 

Years of Production: 1942, 1946 - 1968 (some shipped as late as 1974)

Wood Composition: Mahogany back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Dot inlays, lateral bracing, 24 3/4-inch scale length, long pointed pickguard


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