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1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The Gibson L-4 was built between 1912 and 1956, and underwent a number of changes. Originally it had – like many archtops of the time – an oval soundhole; this changed to a round soundhole in 1928, and finally to the now-common F-holes in 1935.

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1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop Guitar SOLD

1927 Gibson L-4 Archtop Guitar  SOLD

Here is a very nice 1927 Gibson L-4 archtop guitar. Gibson introduced the L-series guitars around 1902 with the L-1, L-2, and L-3 and the L-4 first appeared in 1911 or 1912, and was produced with minor variations (for example, the soundhole ring changed periodically, using plain, diamond and checkerboard patterns) until 1956.

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