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1916 Gibson F2 Mandolin #28249


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1915 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 28249
Factory order number unknown


VG-EC except repaired headstock scroll and some back shrinkage (open seam between back and side has been glued), red sunburst finish, tortoise plastic pickguard, Handel inlaid tuners, ivoroid-bound ebony fretboard with dot inlays, transducer pickup installed in adjustable ebony bridge, appears all original except bridge and some overspray on neck and some touchup on top, with OHSC



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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