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1925 Gibson Snakehead Ajr Mandolin #80811


1925 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1927 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style Ajr
Serial 80811
Factory order number unknown


Serial number in pencil. Snakehead, sheraton brown finish. Screw-on style pickguard attachment. Either very late '24 or early 1925.

Information from James Mann


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Screwed-on pickguard
  • Snakehead peghead shape


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