1914 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1912 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Factory order number unknown
VG-EC, completely refinished, spruce top with oval soundhole, half-herringbone soundhole rosettes, birch back and sides, 3-piece mahogany / ebony neck, paddle-shaped peghead with pearl "The Gibson" logo on an angle, replacement adjustable ebony bridge, "The Gibson" tailpiece, 4-on-a-plate open-gear tuners with ivoroid buttons, ivoroid top purfling, fretboard has been re-bound and refretted with jumbo frets, 10" body width, 1-3/4" body depth, ~14" scale, 1-1/4" nut width, missing pickguard, nice player! with Harptone HSC (burgundy lining).