Gibson L-50 Sunburst 1948

6-String Hollow Body Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-50 Sunburst 1948

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: Original
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .83", 10th: 1"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-23/32"
Scale Length: 25"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board, trapezoid pearloid inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Has undergone a past professional refret.
Electronics: n/a
Pickup Measurements: n/a
Hardware: Original
Modifications/Repairs: Has been refretted
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This L-50 shows nice aging and play wear. Scuffs, nicks, dings, scratches, and other various blemishes exist.
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 12-gauge phosphor bronze strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The tall frets show only light play wear. -- The appointments suggest a build time frame from 1946 to 1949. Gibsons records are flawed during this period, though the serial number does suggest this guitar was built in 1948.
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