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Gibson F4 Mandolin #5258


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1906 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Serial 5258
Factory Order number: 283


Torch & wire, star & crescent inlaid pickguard. damage to large peghead scroll. Gold-plated tuner plates & tailpiece cover (with hole). FON may be 233, but 283 matches other T&W f4s with similar features


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
  • Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover with hole


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