manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1905 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Factory Order number: 230
Orville label, horizontal "The Gibson" script, original pineapple tailpiece cover and inlaid fleur-de-lis in pickguard. Replacement bridge
From Mark Buttrum
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Orange or "pumpkin" finish
- Orville Gibson Label
- Inlaid pickguard
- Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover
From Dan Beimborn.
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