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1919 Gibson A2 Mandolin #50209


1919 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1918 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Serial 50209
Factory order number unknown


Sheraton Brown top finish with dark back and sides. Peghead has "The Gibson" logo inlaid in pearl. The fretboard as well as both the top and back of the body are bound in grained celluloid. All hardware and finish is original showing some playing wear, but nothing major. Neck is straight and the frets are in good shape. There is a well repaired tuners crack on the treble side. The mandolin plays and sounds great. Action is low and playable and it has a good ringing sound.


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