An original lefty
1907 Gibson A-4

© Frank Ford, 2004; Photos by FF

Unique? Maybe, because there was so much pressure on left handed people to conform to right handed tools and techniques. Certainly one rare beast, this early Gibson was plucked from the production line and "converted" to left handed before it left the factory. In this case, that meant the addition of side dots and a second pickguard on the sides opposite to their usual positions.

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