(Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1924 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Factory order number unknown
Truss rod in paddle-peghead, picture from Fred S.
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Sheraton Brown finish
- Truss rod
From Gryphon Strings.
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