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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson H4 Mandola #74902


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H4
Serial 74902
Factory Order number: 11746


Truss rod H4 mandola. Arrow end tuners, emerald green case, strong flame figure on back, amazing playability and tone. Ding on top lower bout from ? dropped object, possible old repair near top scroll. Fantastic & rare example of archetye Loar period Mandola

Dave Reiner


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • From the Collection of Dave Reiner
  • Red Sunburst
  • Arrow-end tuners
  • Unusual instrument


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