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  • These H-4 mandola's are superb. Gibson set the bar high in the early 1900's for mandolins and mandolas. Red sunburst finish. Spruce top with oval soundhole. Maple back and sides. Truss rod. With OHSC (red lining). VGC+. On consignment.
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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 
  • Fine playing and sounding Gibson H-4
  • SN 85299 and FON 9491
  • 1927 - 1929
  • VGC+
  • Red sunburst finish
  • F-style body
  • Spruce top with oval soundhole 
  • Ivoroid rosette with rope pattern wood purfling
  • Figured maple back and sides
  • 2-piece mahogany neck with dark center strip
  • 21-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Professionally re-fretted, new nut
  • Ebony bridge stamped "PAT'D JAN. 18-21"
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard stamped "PAT. MAR.30, '09"
  • Ivoroid-bound body, soundhole, fretboard and headstock
  • Peghead overlay features pearl "The Gibson" logo and flowerpot
  • Engraved 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • "The Gibson" tailpiece cover
  • One small repaired top crack by body scroll
  • One repaired crack in back headstock underlay
  • "MADE IN U.S.A." stamped on back of headstock
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~15-7/8" scale
  • ~11" body width at widest point, ~2" body depth at tailpiece
  • With OHSC (red lining)
  • On consignment

Gibson H-4 Mandola (1927-29)

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SKU: 90U-210026

Regular price
$7,985 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$7,985 USD
These H-4 mandola's are superb. Gibson set the bar high in the early 1900's for mandolins and mandolas. Red sunburst finish. Spruce top with oval soundhole. Maple back and sides. Truss rod. With OHSC (red lining). VGC+. On consignment.
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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 
  • Fine playing and sounding Gibson H-4
  • SN 85299 and FON 9491
  • 1927 - 1929
  • VGC+
  • Red sunburst finish
  • F-style body
  • Spruce top with oval soundhole 
  • Ivoroid rosette with rope pattern wood purfling
  • Figured maple back and sides
  • 2-piece mahogany neck with dark center strip
  • 21-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Professionally re-fretted, new nut
  • Ebony bridge stamped "PAT'D JAN. 18-21"
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard stamped "PAT. MAR.30, '09"
  • Ivoroid-bound body, soundhole, fretboard and headstock
  • Peghead overlay features pearl "The Gibson" logo and flowerpot
  • Engraved 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • "The Gibson" tailpiece cover
  • One small repaired top crack by body scroll
  • One repaired crack in back headstock underlay
  • "MADE IN U.S.A." stamped on back of headstock
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~15-7/8" scale
  • ~11" body width at widest point, ~2" body depth at tailpiece
  • With OHSC (red lining)
  • On consignment