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1936 Gibson F4 Mandolin #93158


1936 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1936 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style F4
Serial 93158
Factory order number unknown


VGC+ except for repaired heel crack, brown sunburst finish, carved spruce top with oval soundhole, dark stained maple sides and carved back, 2-point body, dark stained mahogany neck, 20-fret rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, truss rod, adjustable ebony bridge reads "PAT'D.JAN.18-21", white-bound body and fretboard, checkerboard-white-checkerboard soundhole rosette, tortoise plastic pickguard, engraved "The Gibson" tailpiece, thin pearl script "Gibson" logo and large
diamond headstock inlay, replacement tuners, 9-7/8" body width, 1-11/16" body depth, 14" scale, 1-3/16" nut width, with shaped HSC (red lining)



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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