1927 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1929 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F5
Factory Order number: 9411
Fern. Replaced (from a loar-period A model) bridge and Loar-style tailpiece cover copy.
Wonderful punchy bluegrass tone.
Categories this instrument is a member of
- Fern peghead inlay
- Arrow-end tuners
From Dan Beimborn.
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