manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1909 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Factory order number unknown
Plain top (no inlaid pickguard) orville label A
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Orange or "pumpkin" finish
- Pineapple-shaped tailpiece cover
From George Gruhn.
George Gruhn founded Gruhn Guitars, and is considered to be one of the top experts in the world on vintage musical instruments.