Gibson L-C Century of Progress Sunburst 1933

6-String Acoustic Guitar with Pearloid Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-C Century of Progress Sunburst 1933

Vintage
  • $6,995.00
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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 Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Pearloid
Neck Profile: "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .94" (1st fret), 1.07" (10th fret)
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Mahogany neck with bound pearloid fingerboard, Brazilian rosewood block inlays with banjo-style "hearts and wreaths" pearl inlays, pearloid headstock veneer with inlaid pearl script Gibson logo, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The logo style dates to 1933.
Electronics: None
Hardware: The nut and saddle have been replaced. The bridge also appears to have been previously reglued.
Modifications/Repairs: The nut and saddle have been replaced. The bridge appears to have been reglued. There is a repaired crack in the top, which has been reinforced with internal cleats.
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has plenty of nice aging present, with checking, small dings, and assorted scratches. There is a repaired crack in the top along the inner edge of the pickguard; the pickguard has also yellowed and curled with time.
Serial Number: 682
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 12-53 light gauge phosphor bronze strings. The neck has light relief, and the truss rod is close to its maximum position, but the guitar sets up and plays well. The frets are narrow and low with light wear and divots present. The model, appointments, and logo date the instrument to 1933.
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