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1917 Gibson A1 Mandolin #39209


1917 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Serial 39209
Factory order number unknown


Perhaps early 1918. "The Gibson" on peghead, pumpkin finish. Purple lined case. Pickguard, bridge, tuners, tailpiece cover all originals. Case is in extremely good condition, showing original deep purple color and firm felt.



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