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Gibson LG3

Flat top acoustic guitar

Model Gibson LG-3
Available 1948-1962
Scale 24 3/4"
Body Spruce top, Honduras mahogany back and sides with natural finish. 19" long, 14 1/4" wide, 4 1/2" deep.
Neck One piece Honduras mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. 20 frets
Hardware Kluson Deluxe MH-303V closed gear tuning keys

The Gibson LG-3 was the top of the small body flat top range; the LG-2 with Natural finish. It was produced in the Gibson Kalamazoo plant from 1948, and sold in moderate numbers. The peak year was 1957, with 580 guitars shipped.

1960 Gibson catalogueFrom the 1960 Gibson catalogue

The grand concert flat top guitar with rich, mellow tone, extra power and deep resonance... more compact and easier to hold than jumbo models

The LG-3 was replaced by the B25N in 1962

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