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Gibson Vintage 1955 LG1

Sold ! This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-08)
Price : US $685.00



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 What I have here is a 1955 Gibson LG1 vintage acoustic. The sticker inside is missing and all I have to go off of is internet sources to try and nail down the year.According to this informational vintage Gibson website (http://www.provide.net/~cfh/gibson.html#serial) it's a 1955 as the Serial # starts with a (W)
This guitars serial # is (W1126 25) stamped on the inside neck block
Factory Order Numbers with a Letter, 1952 to 1961.

This letter preceeds the batch number within
the Factory Order Number (FON), and denotes the year of manufacturer.
Remember, the batch number is the first 4 digits of the FON, followed by
a 1 or 2 digit sequence number (within the batch). This letter should be
before the FON batch number.
This was used on archtop models (ink stamped inside treble F-hole) and on
flat top models (ink stamped on the neck block), from 1952 to 1961:

Year Letter
---- ------
1952 Z
1953 Y
1954 X
1955 W
1956 V
1957 U
1958 T
1959 S
1960 R
1961 Q
I wasn't able to capture a good picture of it, but I will keep trying. As you may have noticed in the pictures a previous owner has replaced the bridge and the original tuners. The tuners are quality Grover tuners however.I tried to capture all of the nicks and finish cracks as much as I possibly could. Cosmetically it's not in A grade condition at all, but it is far from being in the trashed category as well..It seems to hold a tune just fine for me. I usually have t


Sold ! This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-08)



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