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1926 Gibson Ajr Mandolin #84697


1926 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1929 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style Ajr
Serial 84697
Factory order number unknown


lacquer Ajr with silkscreened horizontal "the gibson" on peghead. Screw-style pg, cloud tailpiece cover. Back has been reglued. Worn wooden nut replaced with bone, and adjustible bridge is probably not the original. Purple felt OHSC has a little wear on the bottom but is sound. Nice bassy tone & good volume



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  • Purple-lined hardshell case
  • Sheraton Brown finish
  • Silkscreen peghead logo


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