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Thanks for the wonderful story. It is a great reminder that with age comes history, dragging along the deep earth of tradition. That L-50 shines with the affection and respect you so obviously carry with it. It's a wonder it still fits in the case. And, somehow, it seems a much more stunning heirloom than any old milk-cow.
By the way, the Stella's a cutie. I can almost hear its plunkity-plunk-thump.
Good vibe, Dan.
This 1946 Gibson L-50 belonged to my Grandmother. She played it at home and at Church. In 1946 she had a Stella, as did most poor folks at that time. My Grandfather decided that she deserved a better guitar. They had no money, so he took the family milk cow and walked her down to the auction. He sold the cow, took the money and walked to the music store. There he bought Grandma this Gibson. Walked home and gave it to her. It has been in the family ever since, my grandma, now me. I have a '40 era Stella hanging in my living room to remind me of where the family has been and where the family came from.
Ditto to Edward's welcome. He is always on top of things and always a gentleman, as you will find out.
Nice guitar. Details, please. We here at GAO just love to drool!
Hello to all.
That's a cool guitar. I wish I didn't already have a Gibson tenor. Good luck with it.
M., thought I'd throw it out there to see what kind of interest there is. If it sells, I'd rather put the money towards an LG2. It's like a movie...you laugh, you cry. Or is it manopause?
Do we laugh or cry?
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