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1918 Gibson H2 Mandola #45450


1918 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1918 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H2
Serial 45450
Factory order number unknown


Excellent condition. The H2 corresponds in trim to the A-4 mandolin, with bound top, back and fingerboard, ebony extended fingerboard, and a pearl logo with a fleur-de-lise inlaid in the peghead. Finish is original with a true red sunburst top finish which lightens in the middle and uniform dark red back and sides. Missing the pickguard but all other hardware is original including the bridge.


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  • Brown, red, orange sunburst


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