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Gibson A Mandolin #88122


manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1931 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 88122
Factory order number unknown


Blackface, "Gibson" silkscreened on peghead. Truss rod, paddle-style peghead. Pickguard removed but still with instrument. Information from Manfred Kilian


Categories this instrument is a member of

  • Evidence of Later Gibson factory work
  • Black finish
  • Silkscreen peghead logo
  • Truss rod


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