Gibson L-C Century of Progress Sunburst 1938

6-String Acoustic Guitar. Made in the USA.
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Gibson L-C Century of Progress Sunburst 1938

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: The guitar top has been over-sprayed. The finish on the back is original aside from touch up around the neck joint.
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Neck Profile: medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .97" 10th- 1.07"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Electronics: One piece mahogany neck with pearloid fingerboard and rosewood block inlays.
Hardware: Original tuners and endpin. The bridge, saddle and bridge pins have been replaced.
Modifications/Repairs: The bridge has been replaced. The neck has been reset and the finish around the neck heel has been over-sprayed. The top of the body has been over-sprayed. The top has two repaired cracks behind the bridge. There are filled holes on the butt from a trapeze tail piece that was installed at some point and has since been removed.
Case Details: Hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. There is considerable pick wear and checking on the top. The top has two repaired cracks behind the bridge. There is cosmetic damage on the top around the bridge from the replacement. There are filled holes on the butt from a trapeze tail piece. The back of the body and neck are clean and glossy with minor dents and scratches throughout.
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with medium/low action. The frets are small with light play wear. The style of peg head overlay indicates this guitar was built in 1938.
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