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1919 Gibson A2 Mandolin #52622


1919 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1919 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Serial 52622
Factory order number unknown


G-EC, Sheraton brown finish, carved spruce top, birch sides and carved back, paddle-shaped peghead, 3-piece mahogany / walnut neck joins body at 10th fret, ivoroid bound body, fretboard and oval soundhole, black peghead overlay with script pearl "The Gibson" logo on an angle, ebony bridge, 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, "The Gibson" tailpiece cover, open-gear 4-in-a-line tuners with oval ivoroid buttons, tortoise plastic pickguard stamped "PAT. MAR. 30, '09", 10-1/8" body width, 1-7/8" body depth, 14" scale, 1-7/32" nut width, with OHSC (one latch doesn't work)



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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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