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1924 Gibson Snakehead A4 Mandolin #80618


1924 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1926 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A4
Serial 80618
Factory order number unknown
Virzi Serial Number 10641


Snakehead with Virzi. some scratches. Serial places it roughly January 1925

Information from Larry Wexer and Noble Brown


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Green-lined hardshell case
  • Brown, red, orange sunburst
  • Screwed-on pickguard
  • Snakehead peghead shape
  • Truss rod
  • Rounded ends on tuner plates
  • Unusual instrument
  • Virzi


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