1938 Gibson Advanced L-5

$9,950
Buddy Raye's 1938 Gibson Advanced L-5 1938 Gibson Advanced L-5. This majestic guitar weighs just 5.80 lbs. and has a body width of 17 inches and a body depth of just under 3 3/8 inches. Two-piece X-braced carved spruce top. Two-piece book-matched curly maple back and curly maple sides. Two-piece book-matched curly maple neck with a center mahogany strip, a nut width of just under 1 11/16...
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1924 Gibson L-5

$50,000
A signed Loar L-5 dated Dec. 1 ,1924 . The guitar has beautiful tone and is all original, including all hardware and Virzi tone producer. These are quite rare and are the seminal F-hole guitar from which all others are derived. Curly maple neck and sides, birch back, spruce top. Some light signs of normal wear and a little evidence of the center laminate showing on the headstock, but no repairs ,...
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~1968 Gibson L-5 or L-7 hard case 17"

$495
Any 60's 17" Gibson would work. Great spare case for any player or collector!
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1948 Gibson L-5 N

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OK, HERE WE GO AGAIN, THIS BABY IS A VINTAGE 1948 GIBSON L-5N NATURAL ACOUSTIC ARCHTOP GUITAR. THIS GUITAR IS IN SUCH INCREDIBLE CONDITION IT'S HARD TO BELEIVE IT IS A 1948 GUITAR. THE GUITAR HAS A REPLACED PICKGUARD THAT'S MADE OUT OF MOTHER OF TOILET SEAT, BUT WHEN COMBINED WITH THE BEAUTY OF THIS GUITAR, IT'S AS YOU CAN SEE OUTSTANDING! THE GUITAR ITSELF IS ABOUT AS CLOSE TO "AS NEW CONDITION"...
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1968 Gibson L-5 CES (Eighth Model)

$12,500
A Fine 1968 Florentine (Sharp) Cutaway L-5 CES. 1968 Gibson L-5 CES (Eighth Model). This 17-inch wide, just over 3 3/8 inch deep (at the rim) archtop weighs just 7.60 lbs. Two-piece book-matched, carved spruce top with a one-piece flamed maple back and flamed maple sides. Three-piece book-matched flamed maple neck with two mahogany strips, a nut width of just under 1 5/8 inches, a scale length...
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1924 Gibson L-5

$24,500
1924 Gibson L-5 signed by Lloyd Loar EXC Restored Good deep sounding example that has been re-necked using the original headstock overlay. It has also been completely refinished (except for the peghead) and re-bound with 5 play binding. All highly professional work, perhaps by Gibson. Beautiful sunburst spruce top is crack free save for what looks like a hairline finish crack on the treble...
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1939 Gibson L-5N

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Making it's debut in 1922, the Gibson L-5 was created by the legendary Lloyd Loar, father of the renowned F-5 mandolin. The L-5 is perhaps his most influential creation, and is widely regarded as the first successful commercially produced archtop guitar. Now in its eighth decade, it remains the most famous jazz guitar of all time. 1939 was a pivotal year for the L-5. It was the first year...
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1980 Gibson L-5S

$4,250
Rare L-5S with a 2-piece center seamed top, had a D'aquisto style pickguard which is in the case, original humbuckers and stud fine tuning tailpiece, vgc+
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1982 Gibson L-5S

$6,600
This Gibson L5-S is in mint condition and all original. It's an exceptional guitar, one of the last one (1982), kind of a super Les Paul... More pix and details upon request. Could be shipped worldwide. 0033.664.43.68.83. www.bassNguitar.fr
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1969 Gibson L-5 CES

$14,900

Rudys Music

Times Square (212) 391-1699 | SoHo (212) 625 2557
This gorgeous 1969 Gibson L-5 CES is an amazing player! Top: Solid Spruce Back and Sides: laminated Maple Finish: Original Natural Bridge: Original Saddles are replaced Binding: Original Fretboard: Ebony Frets: Original (dressed) Neck: 3-piece Maple Neck Shape: Narrow Nut: Original Nut Width: 1 8/16" Pickguard: Replaced Tuners: Original Schaller Case: Newer Gibson...
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2001 Gibson L-4CES, Maple Body

$4,495
Introduced in 1911 as an oval hole archtop, the L-4 is the oldest model in the Gibson catalog. The company's top-of-the line guitar until the L-5 debuted in 1922, the L-4 was redesigned with f-holes in 1935. It's comfy 16" body has always been popular with players reluctant to wrestle with a huge guitar, and its fast 24 3/4" scale rewards the hand with effortless stretch chords and lightning...
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2013 Gibson L-4CES

$4,250
Introduced in 1911 as an oval hole archtop, the L-4 is the oldest model name in the Gibson catalog. The company's top-of-the line guitar until the L-5 debuted in 1922, the L-4 was redesigned with f-holes in 1935. It's comfy 16" body has always been popular with players reluctant to wrestle with a huge guitar, and its fast 24 3/4" scale rewards the hand with effortless stretch chords and lightning...
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1988 Gibson F5-L

$5,659
Serial #8154098. A simply gorgeous F5 with a lively and rich tone, great chop, excellent projection and purity. Dated September 19th 1988, and signed by Steve Carlson (formerly of Flatiron fame), this F5-L is built with exquisite tonewoods, carefully carved, and stained with a particularly lush hand-rubbed Cremona sunburst. The instrument has an even and tightly grained quartersawn spruce top,...
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1955 Gibson L-5CN

$18,000
A stunning blonde is a wonderful thing to hold, especially when it’s a 1955 Gibson L-5CN in near mint all original showroom condition. We are excited to offer this pristine example for sale and are pleased to assess its condition as near mint all original. This classic blonde cutaway acoustic arch top is Gibson’s most famous model second only in price to their Super 400 a slightly fancier and...
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Gibson 1954 Gibson L-4 Archtop Acoustic Guitar Natural

$3,499
This is a pre-owned Gibson L-4 archtop acoustic guitar in excellent condition. Although an L-4 has existed in Gibson's line since the early 20th century, this example is from 1954 and follows the lead set by the L-5 in the early 1920s (the L-5 is credited as being the guitar the "first" archtop jazz guitar).
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1981 Gibson F-5L

$5,850
VGC, sunburst finish with several areas of finish touch up and overspray, double bound 2 point F body, solid spruce top, tone bar braced, maple back, sides and neck, bound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, extension gives 29 frets, finish on back of neck very worn, repaired side crack on bass side, adjustable ebony bridge, ''The Gibson'' etched on replacement tailpiece cover, bound headstock features...
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1998 Gibson L5 Custom "Wes Montgomery"

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Beautiful L5 Wes Montgomery Custom from 1998. Very clean, straight fingerboard. Very well cared for. Comes with your choice of original Gibson Humbucker or Seymour Duncan Antiquity Humbucker. Comes with a set of Doug's Plugs installed. Single rounded cutaway bound hollow body 17" x 3 3/8" body dimensions Carved Spruce top Bound F-holes layered tortoise pickguard Maple back & sides Maple...
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1921 Gibson Style U Harp Guitar

$7,500
1921 Gibson Style U harp guitar Our Price: $7,500 Stock# 36418 - Serial # 64024 Yep, Gibson made quite a few of these big harp guitars, and quite a few have survived. What sets this one apart is that Frank Ford and the Gryphon Repair Dept. crew have made it fully playable, with new frets and extra work on the bridges, so while it may not compete in playability with an L-5 it sure is...
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1938 Gibson L-7

$2,995
The L7 was introduced by Gibson in 1932 and quickly became Gibson’s most popular professionally-sized archtop guitar. It was generally seen as a less-dressed up version of the L-5 model, more of a working guitarist’s archtop. It features the pre-war “fat script” Gibson logo with the fleur-de-lis headstock inlay as well as varied floral-patterned fret inlays and a non-cutaway dual F-hole fully...
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1935 Gibson L-10

$10,000
1935 Gibson L-10 in excellent condition. The L-10 was the second fanciest and expensive archtop in Gibson's line when it was introduced in in the late 1920s. Essentially the same guitar as an L-5 only black and with a rosewood fingerboard. The early dot neck versions with a maple neck are quite rare and fine sounding guitars. By 1933 the cosmetics and construction changed with picture frame...
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1931 Gibson L-10

$15,000
1931 Gibson Black L-10 in excellent condition. The L-10 model was clearly in development for sometime at the Gibson factory before being listed as a catalog model. Examples as early as 1925 exist and are well documented. The first year the L-10 appears in the catalog is 1932. At the time it was the second most expensive guitar Gibson made at $175 and the only f-hole archtop other than the...
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2007 Gibson L-7C

$3,495
Introduced in 1948, the L-7C was the cutaway version of the ever-popular Gibson L-7, and was produced until 1972. Identical in dimensions and materials to the L-5, the L-7C differs principally in its ornamentation and plating. After some three decades of absence, this beloved model was re-created in very limited numbers by the superlative artisans of Gibson's Montana division. Originally staffed...
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1938 Gibson L-7, 'Advanced Model'

$3,495
The L-7 was Gibson's most popular professional archtop, with the same size, scale and materials as the L-5. (Interestingly, the L-7 of this era had a much more ornate inlay pattern than it's spendier cousin, as Gibson repurposed the fancy 20's vintage Mastertone banjo inlays for the prewar L-7 fingerboard.) Gibson also experimented with a number of tailpiece designs in this period. This...
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1948 C. F. Martin 00-18

$5,750
SN: 109275. Rare shaded top from the 1940s and a 00 body size making it even more uncommon. The shading is the reddish color similar to the Martin mandolins and somewhat reminiscent of the dark tops of the early 30s but with more contrast. It’s in very nice condition and fun to play. The top is a tight grained Sitka spruce with a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, mahogany back and sides and...
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1998 Napolitano Jazz Box

$3,495
A true classic of the bebop era, the full-depth Gibson ES-350 was introduced in 1947 and produced for only nine years, until 1956. A favorite of jazz greats including Barney Kessel and Tal Farlow, the 350 incorporated a 17" L-5 style Venetian cutaway body with a flame maple laminate body, and featured a longer scale neck than that found on later Gibson electrics. This handsome guitar by...
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1998 Napolitano Jazz Box

$3,495
A true classic of the bebop era, the full-depth Gibson ES-350 was introduced in 1947 and produced for only nine years, until 1956. A favorite of jazz greats including Barney Kessel and Tal Farlow, the 350 incorporated a 17" L-5 style Venetian cutaway body with a flame maple laminate body, and featured a longer scale neck than that found on later Gibson electrics. This handsome guitar by...
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1953 Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe Regent

$4,495
Honestly, is there anything prettier than an old blonde Deluxe? Introduced in 1948, the Zephyr Deluxe Regent was Epiphone's electric cutaway version of their legendary Deluxe model archtop. Epi's top-of-the line 17" instrument, the Zephyr Deluxe Regent was the equivalent in price and prestige to its main competitor, the Gibson L-5CES. Featuring a deeper cutaway than its Gibson rival, the...
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1954 Gretsch Electromatic II / White Flacon Conversion

$7,500
his amazing full body electric archtop started its life as an Electromatic II, the guitars that later evolved into the Country Club in 1954. These were Gretsch’s top of the line Jazz models, meant to compete with the Gibson L-5s and the D’Angelico Excels of the day! In the early/mid 1980s, with the rising cost and rarity of the ‘50s White Falcons, some hoodwinkers started converting other...
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1938 Gibson L7

$2,695
1938 Gibson L7 acoustic 17" body, Factory order # 472C-24 (That's a 1937 number) ser# 94883. Nut size is 1 5/8" and has a great 24 3/4 scale length, parallel braced, non orig perfect repro pickguard and an added strap button. has average wear and some wear under the pickguard, and a small damage on side near tail, a little rash on the back. I'll sell you an DeArmond Rythem Chief 1000 Monkey on a...
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