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1923 (Loar Period) Gibson H4 Mandola #74540


1923 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H4
Serial 74540
Factory order number unknown


VGC except a couple of repaired top cracks, curly maple back and sides, top finish appears poorly redone (nice finish, bad sunburst), back, sides and neck nicely oversprayed, flowerpot in headstock, truss rod, adjustable bridge not original, repro "The Gibson" tailpiece, pickguard missing, some flattening of the top, but looks solid and plays well, with OHSC


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Maple back
  • Refinished instrument
  • Truss rod


From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins

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