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1925 Gibson Ajr Mandolin #82321


1925 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1927 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style Ajr
Serial 82321
Factory order number unknown


snakehead. Seam seperation on back, some back cracks, general playing wear. Purple-lined hardshell. "The Gibson" silkscreened horizontally on peghead. Missing 4 tuner posts, but bushings are mysteriously still present


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  • Purple-lined hardshell case
  • Evidence of Later Gibson factory work
  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Silkscreen peghead logo


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