1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1923 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2Z
Factory Order number: 11991
A2-Z on label, snakehead. Significant playing wear on top under pickguard. Purple case (from teens A4?). Incredible volume. Evidence of repair to peghead + very good french polish on neck
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Blonde or Natural finish
- Snakehead peghead shape
- Truss rod
From Dan Beimborn.
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