Signed by Lloyd Loar December 1, 1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1925 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Guitar, Style L5
Factory order number unknown
The instrument has a Virzi tone producer, but the serial number is unknown
Curly maple sides with flamed birch back, Cremona sunburst finish, two-piece figured maple neck with dark wood center strip, "flower pot" peghead inlay, three-on-a-strip open back underwound tuners with engraved backing plate and solid mother-of-pearl buttons, silver-plated metal hardware.
George Gruhn demonstrates this guitar
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From George Gruhn.
George Gruhn founded Gruhn Guitars, and is considered to be one of the top experts in the world on vintage musical instruments.