1937 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1938 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Guitar, Style L5
Factory Order number: 672 C-2
Formerly owned by Allan Reuss and played in the Benny Goodman Orchestra between approx 1937 and 1943. Elaborate decorations with Reuss's initials on the truss rod cover, endpin, and his full name on the tailpiece cover. Early (first?) blonde L5
From Dan Beimborn.
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