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(Used) 1959 Gibson L48 Mahogany/Maple Archtop Guitar


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This 1959 Gibson L48 is in good condition. This guitar was well loved and played for many years. The frets are well worn and will need to be re-fretted. There is mild crazing on the top and scratches throughout the body. The hardware is all original. This is a wonderful vintage archtop guitar that is ready for its new home. Send us a message if you have any questions about this Gibson guitar!

  • Brand: Gibson
  • Product Year: 1959
  • Model: L-48
  • Back & Sides: Maple
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Rosewood - Brazilian
  • Rosette: F Holes
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood - Brazilian
  • Fret Markers: Dots
  • Frets to Body: 14
  • Headplate: Black
  • Body Bindings: Boltaron - White
  • Tuners: Kluson Deluxe
  • Tuner Finish: Nickel with White Buttons
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Style
  • Nut Width: 1.69"

Notice: This is a consignment item. While we do a basic cleaning and setup before shipping, we are unable to make any modifications to, or guarantees of condition, and or history, outside of what we have personally found, or been informed of by the consignment owner, which will be included in the description.

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