Gibson A-4 (1913-15)
This historic Gibson A-4 mandolin was built in early 20th century Kalamazoo, and features a red sunburst carved spruce top and cherry-finished birch back and sides. Other features include a 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard and 4-on-a-plate tuners with Handel inlaid buttons. Original hardshell case included. This instrument is in very good to excellent condition. More Details...
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A great setup can make a world of difference. This instrument has been thoroughly inspected and expertly set up to play comfortably and sound its best.
Elderly Warranty: 30 days Manufacturer's Warranty: None
The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
- SN 22533 (1915) and F.O.N. 2482 (1913) *
- Double bound A-style body
- Red sunburst on carved spruce top with oval soundhole
- Ivoroid soundhole rosette with inlaid wood rope pattern on each side
- Cherry finish birch back and sides
- “The Gibson" engraved on tailpiece cover
- Ebony bridge
- 2-piece V-shape mahogany neck
- 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard with pearl dot markers
- 1-3/16” nut
- 14” scale
- 4-on-a-plate tuners with inlaid Handel buttons
- Pearl fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" logo in paddle headstock
- Missing pickguard
- OHSC (faded purple lining)
- Made in Kalamazoo, USA