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Gibson F2 Mandolin #8571


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1909 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F2
Serial 8571
Factory order number unknown


Blackface 3-pointer with raised pickguard. Tuners replaced, handel buttons kept. Tailpiece cover appears to be later teens style. Double-clamp pickguard with violin chin-rest style hardware


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • 3-point body style
  • Black finish
  • Orville Gibson Label
  • Chin rest type hardware for pickguard clamps
  • Double clamp pickguard


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