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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2020
Aug. 07, 2020
Entity Registrant Name LGL Systems Acquisition Corp.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001777946  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company true  
Entity File Number 001-39125  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE  
Class A Common Stock    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   17,250,000
Class B Common Stock    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,312,500