1916 Gibson J Mandobass #25412
1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1914 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandobass, Style J
Factory order number unknown
Early 1916 mandobass, can be seen up on the wall at Gryphon Strings in Palo Alto, CA!
From Gryphon Strings.
Frank Ford is on of the founders of Gryphon Strings. Frank is world-renowned as a master repairman and an expert on vintage mandolins. Gryphon often carries very nice vintage mandolins. Frank is also the author of Frets.com, a website well worth the visit for instrument fans, luthiers, and repairmen
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