Gibson L-50 Black 1940s

6-String Hollow Body Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-50 Black 1940s

Vintage

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: Top and back have been refinished
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Thick C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .93", 10th fret: 1.08"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. Neck has been reset and refretted.
Electronics: N/A
Pickup Measurements: N/A
Hardware: Non-original tailpiece, bridge, pickguard, nut, and strap buttons. Tuners are possibly original, but the buttons have been replaced.
Modifications/Repairs: -Neck has been reset and refretted -Non-original tailpiece, bridge, pickguard, nut, tuner buttons, and strap buttons -Crack repairs on top and back
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The top and back have been refinished black. There are numerous dings and scratches throughout the guitar. Several crack repairs are visible on top and back. A previous strap button hole is visible on the heel and the neck has significant play wear.
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and moderate fret wear on small frets. Truss rod is functional. Banner logo dates this to the 1940s and the unbound fingerboard dates to pre-1946.
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