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    An early Loar – era instrument, this handsome and historic Gibson A-style was built in 1922 in Kalamazoo. Features include a red sunburst carved spruce top, cherry-finished maple back and sides, and a 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard. Ready to play! Original hardshell case included. This mandolin is in very good to excellent condition.
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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 70689 & FON 11625
  • 1922
  • VG-EC (light overspray on body, 1 repaired side crack)
  • 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 maple back and sides
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard 
  • “The Gibson" impressed on tailpiece cover
  • Adjustable ebony bridge
  • 2-piece V-shape mahogany neck
  • 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard with treble extension, pearl dot markers, black side dots
  • 1-7/32” nut 
  • 14” scale
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners (ivoroid buttons, 2 have been repaired)
  • Black overlay on paddle headstock features pearl fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" logo
  • Truss rod model
  • Made in USA
  • OHSC (faded green lining)

Gibson A-4 (1922)

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SKU: 90U-206466

Regular price
$3,850 USD
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$3,850 USD
An early Loar – era instrument, this handsome and historic Gibson A-style was built in 1922 in Kalamazoo. Features include a red sunburst carved spruce top, cherry-finished maple back and sides, and a 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard. Ready to play! Original hardshell case included. This mandolin is in very good to excellent condition.
More Details

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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 70689 & FON 11625
  • 1922
  • VG-EC (light overspray on body, 1 repaired side crack)
  • 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 maple back and sides
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard 
  • “The Gibson" impressed on tailpiece cover
  • Adjustable ebony bridge
  • 2-piece V-shape mahogany neck
  • 24 fret flat bound ebony fingerboard with treble extension, pearl dot markers, black side dots
  • 1-7/32” nut 
  • 14” scale
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners (ivoroid buttons, 2 have been repaired)
  • Black overlay on paddle headstock features pearl fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" logo
  • Truss rod model
  • Made in USA
  • OHSC (faded green lining)