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The Gibson L series is a series of small-body guitars produced and sold by Gibson Guitar Corporation in the early 20th century. The first guitars of this series, Gibson L-0 and Gibson L-1were introduced first as arch-topsand later as flat tops in The L series was later gradually replaced by the LG series in the s.
Toggle navigation. Jazz guitars for sale: Gibson. As you can tell from the photos, there are very little scratches on the guitar, and a light color blemish on the back of the neck.
O ver this side of the pond, we may baulk at the suggestion that this Gibson L might be a pre-World War II guitar, but from an American perspective it appears to be just that. We can be confident this example was made between andbecause L production ceased in and back binding was introduced towards the end of The bar was screwed onto the top and there are two telltale holes that have since been nicely filled and lacquered over. Three tailpiece screw holes have also been filled and lacquered at the tail.
First introduced inthe Gibson L-5 was created by the legendary sound engineer Lloyd Loar. This f-hole archtop became the most celebrated jazz guitar ever produced. This example was made in the first year Gibson produced the L-5 with the "advanced" 17" body.
This site is written and curated by Paul Alcantara. Paul is a journalist, guitarist and guitar collector. Site designed and edited by Sally J Hall. Indeed, it was the first guitar by any manufacturer to combine a carved top and back, f-holes, an adjustable truss rod and a neck that joined the body at the 14th fret.