1912 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1911 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H1
Factory Order number: 1537
Orange finish, single-piece back, purple-lined case. Randy Wood adjustible bridge (original in case). No top sink, slightly worn finish. Great tone and volume
You can listen to a Waltz in mp3 format played on this mandola by Dan Beimborn, Sept 2010
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Single piece back
- Purple-lined hardshell case
- Orange or "pumpkin" finish
- Chin rest type hardware for pickguard clamps
From Dan Beimborn.
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