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Gibson F4 Mandolin #10322


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1910 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Serial 10322
Factory order number unknown


Orange finish. 3-pt., wire & torch peghead inlay.

Very nice case with hinge covers & key intact. Late 3-pointer with a teens style tailpiece (original) and clamped-on pickguard. "W. Ditman" scratched in the inside of the tailpiece cover.

Thanks to Sam C for description & photos.


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  • Maple back
  • Single piece back
  • Red-lined hardshell case
  • Case in very nice condition
  • Superb condition
  • 3-point body style
  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish
  • Torch & Wire Inlay
  • Double clamp pickguard


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