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1916 Gibson U Guitar #30907


1916 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1915 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Guitar, Style U
Serial 30907
Factory Order number: 3125


This 1916 harp-guitar bears the customized, engraved initials of an early owner on the pick guard. The letters CEF appear inside a circle surrounded on each side by sprigs, engraving work that looks professionally done. The instrument also bears rhinestones inlaid in the pillar and the fingerboard.


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Red Sunburst


From National Music Museum.
The National Music Museum at the University of South Dakota has a magnificent collection of musical instruments, including may fine mandolins and guitars from the early part of the 20th century. All images used from the National Music Museum are used with permission, and cannot be copied elsewhere without their written permission

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