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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson Ajr Mandolin #75959


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style Ajr
Serial 75959
Factory order number unknown


EC-, black-bound oval soundhole, carved spruce top, birch sides and carved back, 20 fret rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, clamshell tailpiece, 4-on-plate open gear tuners, snakehead headstock, 1-3/32" nut width, ~14" scale length, ebony bridge, brown finish, elevated tortoise plastic pickguard (leather protecting strip added), instrument has been oversprayed, new nut, 2 small holes in the side of the fretboard extension (was probably converted to left handed at one time), nice sound, Loar period, with OHSC



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