1912 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1911 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Factory Order number: 1509
fon is possibly 509. Chin rest pickguard clamp hardware, black finish, handel tuners, 3-piece neck. Earlier style scroll carving with nice sharp ridge, refretted, purple case
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Purple-lined hardshell case
- From the Collection of Dave Reiner
- Black finish
- Chin rest type hardware for pickguard clamps
- Handel inlaid tuners
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