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1916 Gibson A1 Mandolin #27528


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1915 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Serial 27528
Factory order number unknown


VGC, back, sides, and neck refinished sometime in the past (color is a little lighter than usual), natural top, "The Gibson" inlay
in peghead, with SSC (DB changed year from 1917 to 1916)



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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