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1918 Gibson F2 Mandolin #47053


1918 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1918 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 47053
Factory order number unknown


Restored (After current photos) by Frank Ford of Palo Alto, CA.



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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