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1921 Gibson F2 Mandolin #69000


1921 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 69000
Factory order number unknown


EC, red sunburst carved spruce top, dark sides and curly maple back, pearl "The Gibson" headstock inlays, adjustable truss rod, tortoise plastic pickguard stamped "PAT.MAR.30'09", ivoroid-bound top and ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays, 4-in-a-line tuners with ivoroid buttons, ebony adjustable bridge, very small repaired crack in peghead back veneer below tuners has been repaired, as has been the partly cracked scroll section of the peghead, 2 small repaired top cracks (not obvious) on treble
side top near pickguard, fine sound, with OHSC (green lining)


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  • Dark sunburst
  • Truss rod


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