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1907 Gibson A Mandolin #7572


1907 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1908 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 7572
Factory Order number: 545


VGC except for repaired top crack and back has shrunken, pumpkin color carved spruce top with oval soundhole, paddle headstock with silkscreened script "The Gibson" logo, 19 fret ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, ebony brige, early style "The Gibson" engraved tailpiece cover, new tailpiece installed, 4-in-a-line open-gear tuners with ivoroid buttons, 2 inlaid rope purfling rings around soundhole, small pickguard inlaid into top, 10-5/8" lower bout, ~13-7/8" scale, 1-1/8" nut width, 1-3/4" side depth, "Orville" label with picture of Orville Gibson and lyre-mandolin, label reads "Gibson Mandolin = Guitar Mfg. Co.", replacement adjustable ebony bridge, recent refret by our shop


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish
  • Early silkscreen peghead logo
  • Orville Gibson Label
  • Inlaid pickguard
  • Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover


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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