Found 35 matches

1930 Gibson L-4

$1,990.92
The Gibson L4 archtop guitar appeared in 1912, as one of Orville Gibson's innovations - combining violin technology with guitar design. In 1928, the oval soundhole was replaced by a round hole, and this was used until 1934. For the 1935 model, F-holes appeared. This marked the end of the use of round holes on arched top guitars. The rather faded label designates the model as a Gibson L4, but...
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1931 Gibson L-2

$9,999
1931 Gibson L-2 in very good condition. One of the coolest and most distinctive looking guitars Gibson ever produced. The combination of the Argentine Grey finish and gold sparkle binding is hard to beat. This one has had a few repairs over the years and is structurally solid despite the light construction. The bridge is a replacement just ever so slightly oversized with compensated saddle. ...
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~1935 Gibson L-30

$1,899

Mikes Music

(Cinci)513-281-4900 (Covington)859-261-5500
Circa 1935 Gibson L-30 archtop acoustic guitar in Rare BLACK FINISH - with vintage softshell case and vintage silk rope strap. This vintage L-30 is in overall very good condition, considering her age. There is consistent light checking to the original black finish - looks very cool and very classy. There is a repaired crack on the backside, which you can see in the photos. The back crack has...
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1930 Gibson L-1

$6,500
Retrofret Stock # 7301. Gibson L-1 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1930), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 9571, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. This model is a nice playing example of a particularly rare and wonderful Gibson flat top only produced for a brief period from 1929-31....
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1934 Gibson L-5

$13,500
Retrofret Stock # 7071. Gibson L-5 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1934), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 91100, sunburst lacquer finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; maple neck with ebony fingerboard, original black - red line hard shell case. This 1934 L-5 is a very nice example of the pre-eminent orchestra guitar of its era-the original F-hole archtop guitar- and an extremely fine...
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1942 Gibson L-4N

$3,450
Retrofret Stock # 7148. Gibson L-4N Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1942), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 97509, natural lacquer finish, maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. This fine pre-WWII L-4N is a actually bit of a stylistic throwback; although built just at the beginning of the war years many of the features are more typical...
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~1936 Henry L Mason (Gibson) Archtop

$999
Fairly clean and fantastic sounding 1930s Gibson built, Henry L Mason branded archtop acoustic guitar in it’s original sunburst finish. This guitar is a survivor, let me tell you. No cracks or repairs and overall in excellent condition. Big fat V shaped neck! Plays and sounds wonderful and comes complete with an original case as well some some song books and vintage literature / case...
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Collings Waterloo WL-14X

$1,895
Picking up an X-braced Collings Waterloo is the closest any of us will ever come to experiencing what it must have been like to play a new Gibson L-00 back in the 1930’s. We, again, tip our collective hats to the people at Collings who’ve created these fine guitars after carefully studying those great 1930’s originals. From the feel of the neck to the similarity of the tone, they really did a...
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1938 Gibson L-0

$5,995
It’s back. We had this guitar here about four years ago and it sold so quickly, we never even had the opportunity to get it up on our website, it’s that good. From about the best and most solidly-built time period of these and so of course still in totally solid shape, other than one small back crack occasioned by one little light blow a very long time ago, beautifully taken care of ditto. Very...
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1939 Gibson L-0

$4,999
1939 Gibson L-0 in excellent condition. The L-0 and L-00 are really the same guitar in ever so slightly different clothing, the L-0 from this era wears back binding and slightly fancier tuners. This one is finished in the classic Gibson bone black with firestripe pickguard. Tom reset the neck to the original uncut saddle and refretted with original style fret wire. The results of course are an...
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1937 Gibson L-0

$4,999
1937 Gibson L-0 in excellent condition. A very fine and solid example of an L body guitar. Mahogany back and sides, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, bound top and back. Original Grover tuners, finish is all original, there are two repaired back cracks, it has a perfect refret with vintage wire, perfect neck reset that is difficult to detect. The V shape neck is full and...
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1933 Gibson L-5

$10,500
This is an extremely nice example of an early 16" L5. Completely original with the exception of the replaced pickguard, but the original is with it as well. The only issue is a hard to detect minor reglued center seem separation of a few inches under the tailpiece. Excellent playabilty and sound, really stunning condition right down to the original excellent hard case.
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1937 Gibson L-Century

$4,999
1937 Gibson L-Century in very good condition. These were originally made to celebrate the Chicago Century of Progress Exhibition in 1934. The liberal use of celluloid and flame maple make for one stunning guitar. This is a particularly good sounding example with a solid back and sides (many are laminate backs). Crack free and no major repairs ever done. The treble side was over-sprayed to...
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1937 Gibson L-00

$4,795
1937 Gibson L-00, Sunburst, Bound Top, Fire Striped Guard, Script logo, Warm sounding! Beautiful instrument, One family ownership, Excellent condition, NSSC, $4,795
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1940 Gibson L-47

$2,750
1940 Gibson L-47 $2,750. This Gibson archtop is a picture of hip and the epitome of cool. This is a very scarce model from the golden era at Gibson, made from 1940-1943. This is a small body, flat back, arch top acoustic guitar. It remains all original w top of the line craftsmanship and superior materials. This beautiful tone box is pre war, rare, and slick as all get out! Get your hands on her...
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1937 Gibson L-00

$4,999
1937 Gibson L-00 in excellent condition. This one is fresh from the shop where Tom reset the neck and made a new saddle. The guitar is 100% crack free, finish is all original as well. The tuners are 50s Waverlys but otherwise it is original. Nice chunky pronounced V neck shape with 1 3/4" nut width. Classic bluesy L-00 tone with nice midrange growl. Includes non original hard case.
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1937 Gibson L-7

$3,344.74
The Gibson L7 appeared in 1932 as the top level of full size, 17 inch wide, Gibson archtop guitars, and has been a premiere model for serious guitarists since then. This is a 1937 Gibson L7, and as such has a couple of features specific to that period. Unusually for archtop guitars, the 1935 to 1939 models have an X-braced top, rather than the longitudinal tone bars traditionally used on this...
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1937 Gibson L-50

$3,495
Stunning! Not only in gorgeous, 100% original condition, and virtually as shiny and clean and beautiful as the day it left the Gibson factory, but the tone!. The action! Quite honestly, I’ve never come across another pre-war Gibson archtop that’s quite this knockout. With its very traditional 16”-wide body, carved solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides with traditional flat back and four...
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1950 Gibson L-50

$1,250
Sunburst, All solid woods, all stock. Arched solid spruce top, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge along with original nickel tailpiece. Solid mahogany back and sides, solid one-piece mahogany neck with original nickel Kluson tuners. Back has two repaired cracks that look worse than they really are, and there's a small one-inch repaired crack near the bass tuners. This has the early feature...
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1940 Gibson L-7

$3,295
1940 Gibson L-7 Transition Model With 30's Script Logo And Parallelogram Fingerboard Inlays Very Good Overall Condition With No Major Issues Or Repairs Original Sunburst Finish Shows Signs Of Wear And Some Areas Of Deep Checking (See Photos Below) All Original With Original Parts Except Tuning Machine Buttons & Pickguard Bracket Are Replacements Has A Reissue Dearmond Model 1000 "Rhythm...
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1938 Gibson L-00 (#GIA0577)

$4,995
1938 Gibson L-00, Tobacco Sunburst, Fire Stripe pick guard, Script logo, Bound Top & Back, Nice big fat neck! Tremendous instrument! VG++, NHSC, $4,995
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1939 Gibson L-00 (#GIA0555)

$4,995
1939 Gibson L-00, Sunburst, Double bound body, Fire stripe Pickguard, Script logo, Original deluxe tuner buttons, 14 frets at body, Very lovely example, VG++, NSSC, $4,995
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1934 Gibson L-50 - #200937

$2,495
Serial Number: None General Description: Manufactured from 1932 to 1971. 14 3/4" wide acoustic archtop, flat or arched back, round soundhole or f-holes, pearl logo pre-war, decal logo post-war, maple sides, sunburst.
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1937 Gibson L-7, X-Braced 17" Body

$3,495
Introduced in 1932, the Gibson L-7 was Gibson's most popular acoustic archtop ever. Identical in all but cosmetics to the L-5, it remains an outstanding value in a true pro-sized all-carved jazz guitar. Between 1934 and 1939 only, this model was produced with X-bracing on the top, a style popularized by D'Angelico, D'Aquisto, Benedetto and countless contemporary top-end builders. This style of...
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1934 Gibson Century of Progress L-C Vintage Acoustic Guitar X Braced

$6,899.99
Up for sale, a 1934 Gibson L-C "Century of Progress" vintage acoustic guitar in exceptional condition. An extremely rare Gibson model (and the inspiration for Gibson's modern Elvis Costello signature instrument), the L-C was crafted in extremely small quantities and dressed to impress, with a pearloid fretboard and peghead inlayed with Brazilian rosewood, as well as a tiger stripe pickguard,...
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1933 Gibson L-Century "Century of Progress"

$5,500
>> CALL FOR A HANDS ON DESCRIPTION OF ALL OF OUR INSTRUMENTS! (619) 988-9777 *** $5,500.00 *** Ref:# 00547 - The flame in this guitar burns even more in person. Own a piece of Americana guitar history with this 1933 Gibson Century of Progress Model L-C Acoustic Guitar in Sunburst. Refinished by the famous Marty Bell. The...
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1933 Gibson L-00

$3,889
1933 Gibson L-00 L-1 L-0 Ultra rare,early model, sunburst finish with fire stripe pick-guard,good projection, crisp highs with warm lows,pro repaired top and heel crack,original Gibson logo,comes with Gibson soft shell case,original frets,on a straight neck, with nice action AT DAYTON VINTAGE GUITARS & AMPS YOUR GUITAR WILL BE PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED AND SETUP WITH NEW STRINGS. SAFELY...
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1937 Gibson L-00

$3,800
1937 Gibson L-00 $3,800. A rare black model with fire stripe pickguard makes this beauty a very fetching player's treasure indeed. All original parts, no finish work, no heel crack, no headstock crack. It has an amazing full tone and is ready to be played.
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1938 Gibson L-50

$1,600
Retrofret Stock # 7091. Gibson L-50 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1938), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # DG-3439, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, period brown chipboard case. Overall length is 40 1/2 in. (102.9 cm.), 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) in depth, measured at...
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1940 Gibson L-50

$2,400
Retrofret Stock # 7203. Gibson L-50 Model Arch Top Acoustic Guitar (1940), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 76-F-38, sunburst top, dark back and sides finish, Spruce top, Maple back and sides, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, period black hard shell case. This is a super well preserved example of a Gibson L-50 from 1940, a lovely but no-frills version of the company's classic carved-top...
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