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1918 Gibson A Mandolin #43040


1918 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 43040
Factory order number unknown


All original pumpkin top mandolin complete with pickguard, tailpiece and tuners; this is a fine instrument that has seen very little playing time. There is a very minor, repaired, stress crack on the back


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • All-original parts
  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish


From Bernunzio Vintage Instruments.
Bernunzio Vintage Instruments is a home based, international mail order business specializing in vintage and stringed musical instruments and related parts and ephemera.John, Julie Bernunzio, and family have been buying, selling and trading for 20 years

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