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1908 Gibson A2 Mandolin #7999


1908 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1909 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A2
Serial 7999
Factory Order number: 540


Lacquer overspray, 1950s Gibson tailpiece cover & bridge, truss rodded neck with non-original inlay/overlay. The neck was likely replaced in roughly the 1950s at the time the tailpiece cover and bridge were replaced. Tear in orville label shows pencilled serial beneath. "Pat applied for" raised pickguard with violin chin rest hardware


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  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish
  • Orville Gibson Label
  • Chin rest type hardware for pickguard clamps


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