1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1914 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Factory order number unknown
Nice a4, very clean. Even reddish-orange finish with beautiful subtle sunburst. Handel inlaid tuners and "The Gibson" & fleur-de-lis inlaid in peghead. Peghead veneer also very clean. End-opening original canvas case also in nice condition. Pickguard, proper non-adjustible bridge, tailpiece also present.
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