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1912 Gibson A3 Mandolin #12258


1912 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1911 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A3
Serial 12258
Factory order number unknown


Blonde a3, nice mellow tone. Missing pickguard. Owned at one point by me (Dan Beimborn)


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  • Purple-lined hardshell case
  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish


From Dan Beimborn.
Dan Beimborn is the designer and operator of the Mandolin Archive. Descriptions and photographs are copyright Dan Beimborn unless otherwise indicated, and may not be reproduced without permission.

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