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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson Snakehead A2Z Mandolin #79608


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2Z
Serial 79608
Factory Order number: 1198


Blonde finish, "A2-" on label, dark green case. Sticker with "The Coreley Company: The house that made Richmond Musical" inside both case and mandolin. Shiny square plate tuners. Punchy/loud & fantastic tone and playability

Dave Reiner


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Green-lined hardshell case
  • Very nice condition
  • From the Collection of Dave Reiner
  • Blonde or Natural finish
  • Snakehead peghead shape
  • Truss rod


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