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    1939 Gibson L-5 Sunburst Archtop Acoustic Guitar, Serial # EA 5157. Very clean and straight pre-war L-5. Well cared for and played respectfully with minimal fret wear. Normal to light weather checking on the original finish. No evidence of overspray. Pickguard is deteriorating but is mostly still together. Block on the pickgurad has been replaced with a small wooden example. Binding on bass side top of the headstock has been replaced in a very professional manner. Two small screw holes on the bass side of the neck at the 15th and 16th frets that were made by the installation of a DeArmond pickup that has since been removed. Original hard case included. Condition: Very Good. Price Guide Value $9,000

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    28th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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