1964 Gibson LG1 Guitar
(Serial No. 216537) Excellent condition with a replaced pickguard. Well played and structurally sound small body Gibson with more volume and tone than you would expect for the size. It has the typical finish checking and shows some playing wear. I took this down to a old time jam here in town and it has good volumne and the right tone for old time. The LG-1 was introduced along with the LG-2 and LG-3 as a lower-end student model during World War II. All three models were very similar, and the LG-1 featured mahogany back and sides with a spruce top. As an entry level guitar, the LG-1 used lateral or ladder style bracing. Eventually, the LG series was supplanted by the B series as Gibson's main student-level acoustic flattop. The ladder bracing gives a different tone than the X braced guitars, not qite as punchy. Everything is original. Sunburst finish, traditional ladder braced Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, Brazilian rosewood fretboard with pearl inlays and a Brazilian rosewood bridge. Has the standard Gibson nut width of 1 11/16 inch. The Kluson tuners are original and work well. The frets are in good shape and the neck is straight. Nice tall saddle but still a comfortable action. Frets are good, neck is straight, neck set is good. Comes with a newer foam hard shell case.
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