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1948 Gibson L-5P Premiere

1948 Gibson L-5P Premiere

Regular price $26,950.00
Regular price $29,950.00 Sale price $26,950.00
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One of the finest archtops models ever produced, this vintage L-5P "Premiere" model sports the early designation for the cutaway body style that was later renamed the L-5C (for cutaway) in 1949. These guitars feature a large 17" archtop body, carved Spruce top, Maple back and sides, Maple neck with Brazilian Rosewood fretboard and block inlays, and the pre-war Gibson script-logo inlay on the headstock. This example is in very good overall condition showing normal cosmetic signs of age including light finish checking and small dings. A floating DeArmond pickup has been added with controls fitted to the pickguard and the tuners are replaced '70s-era Grover Imperials. This guitar plays very well with a fast, slim neck and produces a crisp, clear and woody tone that is perfect for classic Jazz rhythm, intricate chord-melody playing as well as modern Jazz styles. A rare, top-of-the-line vintage Gibson archtop! Includes Calton flight case.

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