This 1946 Gibson L-7 has a big, punchy voice that has likely been enhanced by many hours of play. It was refretted at some point with a more vintage style fretwire and it plays very nicely. It has just the voice one would want for accompanying a band, but also can perform quite well for a solo guitarist.
The finish appears original, and the top, back, and sides are completely free of cracks. The pickguard and tailpiece appear original. The top is made of a fine piece of hand carved, tap tuned spruce, while the back is made of solid, carved, figured, "bubble" maple. The sides are bent, solid maple. The neck is a three piece maple neck which is nice and straight. The fingerboard is Brazilian rosewood. The original tuners were replaced long ago with vintage style Grover Sta-Tite tuners which function very nicely. The bridge is a replacement piezo style which runs to an endpin jack and does about as nice of a job conveying the tone of the guitar as a piezo system can do. The truss rod cover has been replaced.
The guitar comes with a vintage Lifton case which is likely original to the guitar.
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