Gibson L-30 Black 1937

6-String Hollow Body Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-30 Black 1937

Used
  • $1,795.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .96" (1st fret), 1.04" (10th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, headstock truss rod adjustment, and silkscreen logo. The nut has been replaced.
Electronics: None
Hardware: The nut and bridge appear to have been replaced. The pickguard is included, but is missing its mounting hardware.
Weight: 4lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Two repaired top cracks, which have been reinforced with internal spruce cleats -Several back braces have been repaired -The nut has been replaced. It appears the guitar was at one point converted to a left-handed instrument, as the original pickguard mounting holes were filled and new ones were drilled in the body. -The bridge base does not appear to be original
Case Details: Original chipboard case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has various marks and signs of age present, including numerous finish chips, scratches, and other assorted small blemishes. There are two repaired cracks in the top, extending from the bottom of the body upward. The original pickguard mounting holes were filled, and left-handed pickguard mounting holes were drilled in the body.
Serial Number: 530C-370
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and minor neck relief, and is currently set up with 12-53 phosphor bronze strings. The truss rod is adjustable. It appears the guitar was at one point converted to a lefty, but has since been made right-handed again. The frets are low with some small divots under the treble strings up to the fifth fret. The factory order number and construction appointments date this guitar to 1937. The factory order number is visible inside the treble F-hole.
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