1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Factory order number unknown
snakhead, lacquer topcoat. Repair on bass side over neck block, back reglued. Silkscreen peghead logo + square plate tuners. Thick purfling ring around soundhole (A3 style), brush marks on back
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Black finish
- Silkscreen peghead logo
- Snakehead peghead shape
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