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  • This early 20th century Gibson A mandolin features a “pumpkin” finish on carved spruce top, reddish brown finish on birch back and sides, mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays. With work, this classic Kalamazoo mandolin can make music again. Original hard shell case. (playing wear, needs refret, refit bridge to top, strings, set-up - sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN 39590 / FON 11014
  • 1917-18
  • VGC (playing wear, needs refret, refit bridge to top, strings, set-up - sold AS-IS)
  • A-style body
  • Pumpkin finish on carved spruce top 
  • Oval soundhole
  • Rope pattern rosette 
  • Ivoroid-bound top and soundhole
  • Reddish brown finish on birch back and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • 20-fret ebony flat fingerboard (needs refret)
  • Pearl dot inlays
  • 1-1/4” nut, 14” scale
  • “V” neck profile
  • Paddle-shaped peghead (no logo)
  • Compensated ebony bridge (needs to be refitted to top)
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners with white buttons
  • Logo on tailpiece cover 
  • Original hard shell case (blue lining) (rope handle installed)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, USA

Gibson A Mandolin (1917-18)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 90U-211444

Regular price
$1,350 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,350 USD
This early 20th century Gibson A mandolin features a “pumpkin” finish on carved spruce top, reddish brown finish on birch back and sides, mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays. With work, this classic Kalamazoo mandolin can make music again. Original hard shell case. (playing wear, needs refret, refit bridge to top, strings, set-up - sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN 39590 / FON 11014
  • 1917-18
  • VGC (playing wear, needs refret, refit bridge to top, strings, set-up - sold AS-IS)
  • A-style body
  • Pumpkin finish on carved spruce top 
  • Oval soundhole
  • Rope pattern rosette 
  • Ivoroid-bound top and soundhole
  • Reddish brown finish on birch back and sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • 20-fret ebony flat fingerboard (needs refret)
  • Pearl dot inlays
  • 1-1/4” nut, 14” scale
  • “V” neck profile
  • Paddle-shaped peghead (no logo)
  • Compensated ebony bridge (needs to be refitted to top)
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners with white buttons
  • Logo on tailpiece cover 
  • Original hard shell case (blue lining) (rope handle installed)
  • Made in Kalamazoo, USA