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Gibson A Mandolin #38279


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 38279
Factory Order number: 11007


Pickguard decomposing, some back seam separation or shrinkage, stew-mac bridge, otherwise nice condition



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