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1908 Gibson A Mandolin #8398

Summary

1908 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1909 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 8398
Factory Order number: 914

Description

Orange Finish

Categories

Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Orange or "pumpkin" finish

Source

From Gryphon Strings.
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