Serial number shows this guitar was made in 1947 but Gibson records indicate this guitar would've been shipped in 1948. Strap button added at heel. Tuners are replaced but are correct style Kluson single line with writing in line. Back center seam has been opened and repaired toward lower bout. Pickup has been added to replaced pick guard with mount on the side of the neck, jack at rear strap button position. Screws are replaced on pick guard. Small crack on top near treble side lower bout F hole and separate crack on upper bout treble side from F hole to cutaway also repaired. Bridge is replaced. Mount for pick guard has been moved and original hole has been filled. Normal weather checking throughout and good neck set, great playing and sounding guitar. Comes with non-original hard case.

Serial #: A 799

1947 Gibson L-12 Premier

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