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Late 40s Gibson LG-2 anyone?

Gibson’s LG series were introduced in 1942, with a starting line-up of LG-1, LG-2 and LG-3. However, LG-1 and LG-3 stopped production almost immediately after their debut, until they were re-introduced in 1945. All models were 14 ⅛” wide, with mahogany back and sides and ladder bracing for the LG-1, while the LG-2 and LG-3 were X-braced.

This guitar is in good shape. The guitar has been repaired with a neck reset, bracing re-glue and some finish overspray. Most of this work was conducted by Colin Keefe, a luthier based in Nottingham.  The top shows some lacquer checking and wear. The sides show some marks and again some checking. These have been lightly over sprayed. The pickguard is in good condition.

The neck is in good shape. This has been over sprayed following the neck reset and is very comfortable to play. The fretboard is in great condition with plenty of life left in the original frets. The headstock shows some signs of wear. A new bone nut has been fitted along with a bone saddle. Tuners are later double line Kluson.

The guitar comes with a hardshell case.

This guitar has a fantastic tone. A balanced, warm sound that works well for either fingerpicking or strumming. The more compact size keeps the low frequencies in check giving the guitar a punchy sound.

A great guitar, a must have for any collection or anyone on the lookout for a rootsy acoustic sound…

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
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Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

Payment and p/x:

All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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