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Gibson F2 Mandolin #4597


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1905 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 4597
Factory order number unknown


3-point body style. Black face, inlaid pickguard, handel inlaid tuners. Peghead scroll missing. Some missing binding. Fancy inlays on fingerboard


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • 3-point body style
  • Damaged, needs restoration
  • Black finish
  • Early "artist model" inlay
  • Inlaid pickguard
  • Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover
  • Handel inlaid tuners
  • Unusual instrument


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