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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson Snakehead Ajr Mandolin #79792


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style Ajr
Serial 79792
Factory Order number: 8190


The back is partly detached, the fretboard is a replacement, the pickguard
looks original (clamped to the edge of the body with a clamp marked "PAT.JULY 4.1911").

From Colin Irvine


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  • Red-lined hardshell case
  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Snakehead peghead shape


From Dan Beimborn.
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