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1917 Gibson A4 Mandolin #36688


1917 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1916 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 36688
Factory order number unknown


Reddish sunburst with a little orange in the middle. Evidence ot a treble side crack running the length of the face. Replaced tuners, fingerboard extension looks shortened or perhaps binding removed. peghead very worn. Back seperation near neck joint.



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