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1925 Gibson F5 Mandolin #82678


1925 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1928 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Serial 82678
Factory Order number: 8231


Fern, gold hardware, some overspray. Top leaf of fern inlay was originally unscraped, has since been revealed

Sound sample



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