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1916 Gibson A1 Mandolin #30499


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1915 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Serial 30499
Factory Order number: 3122


pumpkin finish, "The Gibson" inlaid on peghead, top binding. Unusual orange-lined case that otherwise appears original. 1 repaired top crack, 1 repaired back crack.


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  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish
  • Unusual instrument


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