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1919 Gibson A Mandolin #50367


1919 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1918 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 50367
Factory Order number: 11147


Brown finish, single-piece top. Purple case lining, '23 Lehigh pennant on case. Tailpiece has "Geo. S. Koch '23, Lehigh Mandolin Club, Lehigh University, USA' inscribed on the inside. Pickguard decomposed and oxidized the top.


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  • Purple-lined hardshell case
  • Sheraton Brown finish


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