1919 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1919 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H2
Factory order number unknown
VG-EC, red sunburst top finish, ivoroid-bound top and back, fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" in pearl on headstock,
ivoroid-bound ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays, repro "The Gibson"
tailpiece cover, 4-in-a-line tuners with oval ivoroid buttons, ebony bridge,
tortoise plastic raised pickguard stamped "PAT. MAR. 30 '09", some repaired back shrinkage near butt end, with OHSC