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1915 Gibson K1 Mandocello #17449


1915 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1912 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandocello, Style K1
Serial 17449
Factory order number unknown


Orange finish. Very nice condition, all-original parts


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • All-original parts
  • Superb condition
  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish
  • Handel inlaid tuners


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