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1916 Gibson F2 Mandolin #28610


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1915 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 28610
Factory order number unknown


VG-EC except repaired top crack near scroll area, small reglued area on center seam of back, and nicely repaired small break on headstock behind nut, red sunburst finish, tortoise plastic raised pickguard, Handel inlaid ivoroid tuner buttons, ivoroid-bound ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays, ebony bridge, "The Gibson" engraved tailpiece cover, pearl "The Gibson" inlaid in headstock, peghead area looks oversprayed, with tweed covered oblong HSC



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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