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1923 (Loar Period) Gibson Snakehead A Mandolin #72707


1923 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 72707
Factory Order number: 11835


Snakehead. Truss rod, Extremely nice codition. Sheraton brown finish, celluloid or feaux tortoise shell binding on the back. Pickguard (clamp style), tailpiece cover, tuners original and present in very nice condition. Cracked original bridge saddle replaced with one of Darryl Wolfe's.


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Tortoise back binding
  • Superb condition
  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Snakehead peghead shape
  • Arrow-end tuners


From Dan Beimborn.
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