Gibson (used, 1925) L-3 Acoustic Archtop Concert Size

Tag No 32-4269 Used

#82533, in “very good plus” condition, 13.5 inches wide, with the original hard shell case with newer handle.

The Gibson L-3 model was made in 1902 and discontinued by 1933.  Introduced in three body sizes:  Standard (12.5”), concert (13.5”) or grand concert (16”).    This guitar has a round sound hole with two surrounding inlaid rings.  The ivoroid bound top is made from spruce with maple on the back and sides, a bound ebony fretboard, 13 frets to the body, sunburst finish with a 1-3/4” nut.  The headstock bears “The Gibson” in pearl script written horizontally across the top of the headstock. 

This guitar shows normal signs of use and wear including heavy pickwear on the top, assorted dings and nicks on the body and neck with moderate finish checking on the back.  The binding on the sides had been repaired at an earlier time, the string anchor has been replaced with one made of brass but the rest of the trapeze tailpiece is original.  There is an eyelet screw installed into the top of the headstock – which was at some point used to hang the guitar (we don’t recommend carrying on with that tradition).  The tuners, pickguard, adjustable bridge and hard shell case are all original. 

The guitar arrived here with heavy fret wear and will be properly refretted by our repair shop so that it plays easily and effortlessly.   We will also be adding a replacement truss rod cover (this arrived without one, as seen in the current photos). 


Our Price is $2,575.00.

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