1972 Gibson L5-S *AAA Flamed Maple* 100% Original EXC+ COND
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Here is a rare & incdredibly well preserved Gibson L5-S from the early 70's. This is a first-year example with the earliest features that are only found on less than 200 guitars. Introduced in 1972 as a 'solidbody' alternative to the popular L5, the L5-S originally featured the "low impedance" pickups that Les Paul himself chose for his "Les Paul Recording" model guitar. By the end of 1973, the design had been altered to instead include humbuckers. According to Gibson's shipping totals, only 197 L5-S' were shipped between 72-73, with a portion of the later 73's sporting the newer electronics. 

This is a superb, 100% original example that was built with the finest selection of materials. The top, back & neck are all stunning 3-piece flamed maple, very uncommon for this era. The Freatboard is a smooth Ebony with unique 3 ply-binding & hypnotic Abalone block inlays. Here is your chance to own a truly special vintage Gibson; a guitar & an opportunity that do not present themselves very often!


* This guitar is in extremely clean vintage condition; There are slight signs of aging, but only minimal playwear. The slightly faded gold hardware is the most noticable thing... A true "Closet Classic"

* The original nitro finish is fully intact with no major dings, dents, scratches, buckle rash, or wear spots. There are a few very small marks along with some mild finish checking. Perfect "Mojo"


* The neck, original frets & Ebony fretboard are perfect. There are no divets or ruts, no neck-wear. Only mild fret wear. The action is fast and comfortable, no major buzzing issues or deadspots.

* Beautiful "Abalone" block inlays!!


* The original black harshell case with purple intereior is included. Like the guitar, the case is in excellent condition. All latches work perfectly and the metal Gibson logo is still on it.


Serial: # 188046

 

 
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  • Fretboard: Ebony- bound
  • Inlays: Abalone- block
  • Mahogany Neck: One Piece
  • Maple Neck: 3-piece flamed maple
  • Mother of Pearl Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Non Chambered Body:
  • Original Custom Color: Cherry Ntro
  • Item #: 1972 Gibson L5-S
  • Manufacturer: Gibson
  • Condition: Used

1972 Gibson L5-S *AAA Flamed Maple* 100% Original EXC+ COND

Price: $5,799.59
Availability: Out of Stock