1914 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1912 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Factory order number unknown
Orange top F4 in wonderful condition.
Studio photographs by Elderly Instruments
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Maple back
- Red-lined hardshell case
- Orange or "pumpkin" finish
From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins