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Gibson F4 Mandolin #5243


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1906 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Serial 5243
Factory order number unknown


3-point f4, inlaid star & crescent motif on pickguard, tree of life inlay on neck


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • 3-point body style
  • Inlay has star & crescent moon motif
  • Torch & Wire Inlay
  • Elaborate vine/tree of life inlay on fingerboard
  • Inlaid pickguard


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