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1920 Gibson A2 Mandolin #58843


1920 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1920 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Serial 58843
Factory order number unknown


Sheraton brown finish, carved spruce top, birch back and rims, paddle-shaped peghead with pearl inlaid "The Gibson" logo, 3-piece mahogany / walnut neck, ivoroid bound body, fretboard and oval soundhole, ebony bridge and fretboard with pearl dot inlays, 1-1/4" nut width, ~14" scale, "The Gibson" engraved tailpiece cover, open back 4-in-a-line tuners with oval ivoroid buttons, pickguard missing, with end-loading canvas SSC


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  • Canvas case
  • Sheraton Brown finish


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