The Gibson L1 was originally introduced in 1902 as an archtop acoustic guitar. It was later discontinued in 1925. In what year was it reintroduced as a flat top acoustic guitar?
When Was the Gibson L-1 Reintroduced as a Flat Top Guitar?
The Gibson L-1 archtop went through many changes after it was introduced in 1902 from colors all the way to rosette patterns. Ultimately the model was discontinued in 1925 only to be reintroduced in 1926 as a flat top guitar. The most famous guitarist associated with an L-1... Blues legend, Robert Johnson.