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Gibson Snakehead A Mandolin #71xxx


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1922 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 71xxx
Factory Order number: 11776


Tortoise back-bound A. label damaged, first two digits of 71xxx visible which match up with other known members of batch 11776


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Tortoise back binding
  • Green-lined hardshell case
  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Snakehead peghead shape
  • Truss rod
  • Unusual instrument


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