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1924 (Loar Period) Gibson A Mandolin #80232


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 80232
Factory order number unknown


EC, snakehead, truss rod, black finish, adjustable bridge, pickguard, silkscreened logo in headstock, all original except one tuner screw and post, with OHSC
(DB - original Elderly description called this an A-0, changed to "A" as I don't believe A-0 existed util 1928 or so)



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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