1904 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1905 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Factory order number unknown
Blackface, artist model inlay, inlaid pickguard. Peghead scroll repair. wbw binding?
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Tooled leather case
- Black finish
- Early "artist model" inlay
- Inlaid pickguard
- Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover
- Handel inlaid tuners
From George Gruhn.
George Gruhn founded Gruhn Guitars, and is considered to be one of the top experts in the world on vintage musical instruments.