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1916 Gibson F4 Mandolin #25541


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1914 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Serial 25541
Factory order number unknown


EC- except one very minor top crack, black top, red sunburst sides and back, full torch headstock inlay, Handel inlaid tuners, pickguard, pearl nut, all original except recent refret by our shop and front of tailpiece piece covered with decorated metal plate which says "Francis X. Mushynski", with OHSC


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  • Maple back
  • Single piece back
  • Black finish
  • Handel inlaid tuners


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

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