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1917 Gibson A4 Mandolin #39218


1917 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 39218
Factory order number unknown


Replacement bridge and pickguard, large holes drilled in top under pickguard area, and another large hole drilled in treble side (indications of electrification/knobs/jack socket?) These drillings appear to have resulted in at least 2 top cracks from the images


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  • Damaged, needs restoration
  • Red Sunburst
  • Handel inlaid tuners


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