Circa 1920s Gibson L-1 (Conversion)

Back & Sides:
Lower Bout:
13 3/4"
Scale Length:
Nut Width:
1 7/8"
This guitar has been converted from ladder bracing to X-bracing. The result is a big improvement in tone when compared to ladder braced L-1s. Thick hand-carved Spruce top. This guitar has been rebuilt by Dan Lambert to enhance its full potential while maintaining as much vintage originality as possible. New Ebony fretboard with a slight radius, new jumbo frets, new Ebony bridge, new Ebony bridge pins with MOP, new Ebony end pin, new Ebopny heel cap, new Ebony nut, new bone saddle, repaired top and back cracks. Deep vintage "V" neck profile. New carbon rod has been inserted into the freshly reset neck to enhance structural integrity. Early Gibson truss rod. NOS bridge pins, Original tuners. 10 3/16" upper bout. 3 1/4" deep at end pin. 2 3/8" string spacing at saddle. Original HSC.