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1928 Gibson H4 Mandola #86137


1928 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1930 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandola, Style H4
Serial 86137
Factory order number unknown


VG-EC, dark red sunburst top, sides and back, truss rod, tortoise plastic pickguard, white-bound bound top, back, headstock and ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays, pearl torch and "The Gibson" headstock inlays, adjustable ebony bridge, "The Gibson" tailpiece, appears all original, on consignment, with '60's Gibson HSC (black with yellow interior)



From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins

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