Gibson model CF-100 Sunburst, cutaway Serial number 5745 11 1950? Hard shell Gibson case. Leather Gibson strap. Finish is clear, many worn spots. Made from 1950 to 1959.
This was my late brother Daniel Starobin's guitar. I inherited it after his passing in 1991.
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photographs and description provided, the subject of this appraisal is a 1950 Gibson CF-100 acoustic guitar. The piece features a serial number of 5745 11.
Condition of the guitar is good used condition, with wear on the top near the sound hole. An armguard has been affixed to the top. The piece includes a 1970s era Gibson hard case and leather strap. The tuners appear to be original to the guitar.
In excellent, non-altered condition, the piece would be worth approximately $4,000 to $5,000. In as-is condition, a Fair Market Value (pre-auction estimate) of this piece would be estimated at $2,500 to $3,500.