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1918 Gibson A1 Mandolin #44478


1918 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1917 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A1
Serial 44478
Factory order number unknown


Pumkin top. "The Gibson" inlaid on peghead. Top binding. Original pickguard clamp replaced with screw-on type (improvised), screw through top of pickguard. Purple-lined hardshell.


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  • Purple-lined hardshell case
  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish


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