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Gibson L-5 CES Wes Montgomery 2007 Tobacco Burst

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Selling a 2007 Gibson L-5 CES Wes Montgomery built by the late master luthier Jim Hutchins! It's in great shape, cosmetically, and sounds fantastic! No breaks or repairs and all of the hardware is ori...
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About Gibson L5

Back when it all began for the Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1922, the Gibson L-5 was its first guitar. Another first regarding the L-5 was that it was the first guitar to feature F-holes. Since that time, there have been a number of improvements made to the L-5 guitar, including making it into an electric guitar in 1951. Things to look for on an L-5 guitar, which is now more of a jazz-style instrument, include a solid spruce top matched with solid maple sides and back and a five-piece maple neck with an ebony fretboard. The guitar features gold hardware, Tune-o-matic bridge tailpiece, a pair of 1957 classic humbucking pickups, and two finishes: natural and vintage sunburst. Additionally, there are many custom shop versions of the L-5 guitar available, so the finishes vary as well. With such a long lineage, there are also a number of parts and accessories available to keep your guitar in tip-top shape, such as a Gibson L-5 pickguard. Some older Gibson L-5 guitars are some of the most valuable guitars around, many of which are part of the large inventory of Gibson guitars available on eBay.

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