1921 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Factory Order number: 11618
Serial illegible, FON puts this likely 68980-69000 +-20.
Back has nice curl, possibly maple or curly birch. Bearclaw figure in top. Tuners are period-correct but replaced. Very nice articulate separated tone
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Green-lined hardshell case
- Dark sunburst
- Truss rod
- Dark or coffee-colored tuner buttons
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