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1918 Gibson A2 Mandolin #46018


1918 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1918 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Serial 46018
Factory order number unknown


VGC except one large repaired top crack, body (andpossibly back of neck) refinished, carved spruce top, carved birch back, birch sides, paddle-shaped peghead, 3-piece mahogany neck, ivoroid bound body, fretboard and oval soundhole, pearl inlaid "The Gibson" logo, ebony bridge, replacement "The Gibson" tailpiece, rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, pickguard missing, 10-1/4" lower bout, ~14" scale, 1-1/4" nut width, with SSC



From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins

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