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1916 Gibson A4 Mandolin #26073


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1914 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 26073
Factory order number unknown


VGC+ except has four small screw holes in top (where it appears that a transducer has been previously mounted), red sunburst top, fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" pearl inlays in headstock, tortoise plastic pickguard (has small oval hole in it), Handel inlaid tuner buttons, "The Gibson" tailpiece, all original except recent refret and new nut, with OHSC


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Red Sunburst
  • Handel inlaid tuners


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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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