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Gibson L5 1934 Reissue Maple/Spruce
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Status
Sold
Brand
Gibson
Product Year
2004
Model
L-5
Serial #
4002-009
New/Preowned
Preowned
SKU
1461
Condition
Like New
Body Type(s)
Large
Back & Sides
Maple
Top
Spruce
Neck Wood
Maple - Flamed - 3 Piece
Bridge
Rosewood - Adjustable
Rosette
F Holes
Top Trim
Violin Lines
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
White
Fret Markers
MOP Block
Frets to Body
14
Headplate
Ebony
Headstock Inlay
"The Gibson"
Bindings
Boltaron - White
Tuners
Waverly
Cutaway
None
Pickguard
Tortoise Style with White Bindings
Pickup
None, we can install one
Body Length
20.25 in
Upper Bout
11 in
Lower Bout
16.5 in
Body Depth Heel
3 in
Body Depth Tail
3 in
Scale Length
24.5 in
Scale Length (mm)
622.3 mm
Nut Width
1.72 in
Nut Width (mm)
43.7 mm
String Spacing
2 in
String Spacing (mm)
50.8 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
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Description

This is a limited edition replica of the first archtop guitar. Made famous by the first jazz guitarist, Eddie Lang and designed by Lloyd Loar, father of the F-5 mandolin. Lloyd Loar brought several innovations to the Gibson product line, including f-hole, longitudinal tone bars, graduated tops and backs, longer playable necks, and resonance tuning. The Historic Reissue 1934 L-5 accurately recreates one of Lloyd Loar's crowning achievements. Many feel this model is the single most elegant guitar Gibson ever designed.

Gibson made very few of these 1934 L-5 guitars and they are highly sought after because frankly they sound amazing. This one is super loud and responsive and very comfortable to hold. As Al said the fat Gibson neck is a joy to play. This is a very special Gibson Archtop guitar.
 
The neck has that rounded shape that I love so much on the old L-5 Gibsons. This one makes you feel like you've gone back in time. A very cool reissue.
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SCALE LENGTH 24.5 in
NUT WIDTH 1.72 in
STRING SPACING 2 in
WOODS SPRUCE,
MAPLE

This is a limited edition replica of the first archtop guitar. Made famous by the first jazz guitarist, Eddie Lang and designed by Lloyd Loar, father of the F-5 mandolin.
 

Gibson made very few of these 1934 L-5 guitars and they are highly sought after because frankly they sound amazing. This one is super loud and responsive and very comfortable to hold.
 
The neck has that rounded shape that I love so much on the old L-5 Gibsons. This one makes you feel like you've gone back in time.
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