Gibson L-30 Sunburst 1939

6-String Acoustic Guitar. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-30 Sunburst 1939

Used
  • $1,495.00
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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
Neck Profile: "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .97" (1st fret), 1.07" (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, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The nut has been replaced.
Electronics: None
Hardware: The truss rod cover and nut have been replaced. The pickguard is also missing.
Weight: 4lbs 5oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The nut has been replaced -Non-original truss rod cover -Several internal braces re-glued -Two repaired cracks on the back
Case Details: Chipboard case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has years of nice aging present, with heavy checking throughout the body and neck, along with an assortment of scratches, dings, and other patches of wear. The binding has been cut and reglued in several spots, and there is a non-original piece spliced in on the back of the treble bout. The back of the body has a couple repaired cracks near the neck heel, and there is some finish wear on the front from the original celluloid pickguard off-gassing.
Serial Number: EG-5008
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 12-53 phosphor bronze strings. The truss rod is adjustable, and the medium frets and low with minor wear present. The factory order number on the back of the headstock dates this guitar to 1939.
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