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Gibson A Mandolin #4043


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1905 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 4043
Factory order number unknown


Black or brown finish (could use a bath!) with inlaid pickguard. Missing tailpiece cover, crack and seam separation in back


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Black finish
  • Orville Gibson Label
  • Inlaid pickguard


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