Serial number 63489 was stamped on June 9, 1936 and cleared final inspection on October 8, that year.
As an earlier 14-fret 000-28 this guitar has advance-X bracing, distinctive herringbone purfling around the top and a zig-zag backstripe.
The tuners are Grover G-98 pointed plate machines with smooth-edged butterbean buttons.
Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)