Retrofret Stock # 6581. Gibson Flying V-83 Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1983), made in Nashville, TN, serial # 82303504, alpine white lacquer finish, alder body, maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Overall length is 44 1/2 in. (113 cm.), 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm.) across at the widest point, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 3/4 in. (629 mm.). Width of nut is 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.). Very clean and all original overall with just a bit of wear-hanger marks on the sides of the peghead, a few small chips and dings. The only alteration is the guitar carries the autographs of noted bluesman Roy Roberts and someone else we can't identify on the back in faded magic marker, a souvenier of some gig along the way. Overall a nice example of this fairly obscure "V" variant, made only in the Nashville factory during 1983-4. Excellent - Condition.
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