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Gibson J Mandobass #42553


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandobass, Style J
Serial 42553
Factory order number unknown


Owned by Jeff Dearinger of the Uptown Mandolin Quartet - in Lawrence, Kansas. Purchased from Gruhn's in the late 1980's. Not currently in playing condition as is evidenced from the photos. Was purchased in it's current condition and simply hasn't been restored.



From Scott Tichenor.
Scott Tichenor is the owner operator of the Mandolin café web site

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