1919 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1919 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Factory order number unknown
late 1919 a2. Sheraton brown finish, later replaced pickguard using original bracket. Wear under pickguard clamp. replaced bridge with rosewood adjustible bridge. Missing tailpiece cover. "The Gibson" inlaid on headstock. Later yellow-lined HSC. Auction description mentions filled holes on back of peghead and neck heel to attach a strap.
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