Pre-War Gibson L-5 Owners' Club
Headstock: horizontal 'The Gibson' logo, individual Grover tuners
Neck/fingerboard: block markers from the third fret and a 19 fret fingerboard with a square end
Body: maple back with maple sides
Hardware: gold plated metal parts, trapeze tailpiece and long pickguard
Note: The binding down the right side of its fingerboard and bottom edge is missing and the original triple bound pickguard shows some deterioration but remains intact.
Year shipped: 1934
Serial Number: 90505
The label shows the serial number 90505
A little faded but still visible, the Factory Order Number is stamped on the inside back of the body.
Images and information courtesy of
Craig Brody of guitarbroker.com