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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson A Mandolin #79995


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 79995
Factory order number unknown


EC-, snakehead peghead, truss rod, black finish top, adjustable bridge, pickguard (reshaped slightly), pearl '30's "Gibson" logo and small diamond in headstock, neck, back and rims refinished, top possibly oversprayed, headstock logo added, Kluson Deluxe tuners replace originals (all Gibson work - appears to have been done 1950's except headstock inlays from
1930's ), fine Loar era sound, with OHSC



From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins

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