Find Closest Matching
Serial Number
Stamp Number

1924 (Loar Period) Gibson Snakehead A4 Mandolin #80406


1924 (Loar Period) manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 80406
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10255


Very nice condition. Snakehead. Pickguard may have at one point accomodated a pickup, as there is a little notch cut out of it. Black/red/orange sunburst


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Adjustible Loar-style bridge
  • Dark sunburst
  • Snakehead peghead shape
  • Truss rod
  • Unusual instrument
  • Virzi


From Dan Beimborn.
Dan Beimborn is the designer and operator of the Mandolin Archive. Descriptions and photographs are copyright Dan Beimborn unless otherwise indicated, and may not be reproduced without permission.

Please wait for all thumbnail images to load before clicking