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Gibson A4 Mandolin #3425


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1905 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 3425
Factory Order number: 171


Black top, handel inlaid tuners, "the gibson" and fleur-de-lis on peghead. Inlaid pickguard. Pineapple tailpiece cover with hole in it. Damage to top where neck appears to have come forward splitting the top just above the soundhole


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Damaged, needs restoration
  • Black finish
  • Early "artist model" inlay
  • Orville Gibson Label
  • Inlaid pickguard
  • Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover with hole
  • Handel inlaid tuners
  • Unusual instrument


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