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1912 Gibson H1 Mandola #13322


1912 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1911 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H1
Serial 13322
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.
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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