1921 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1921 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Factory order number unknown
Cremona brown finish, no truss rod. Double flowerpot peghead inlay. Spectacular single-piece maple back competes with many Loars!
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Maple back
- Single piece back
- Adjustible Loar-style bridge
- Superb condition
- Cremona Brown (Loar style) finish
- Prototype or experimental features
- Unusual instrument
From Ken Waltham.
Ken Waltham is a well-regarded player and collector of vintage mandolins