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Gibson golden age of Mandolin, was produced from 1919 of Lloyd lower enrolled in 1924 Loar-era! This vessel is a popular snake head among the made 1923 A-4. This year 1922 is that F-5 appeared, in the second half of 1922 will be introduced truss rod, but A-4 of the truss rod containing made immediately after that. Elegant hand curve Adirondack spruce top, maple sides and back, mahogany neck, is the ebony fretboard. The head pearl script logo in fleur-de-lis head inlay, the body is no crack body of beautiful red sunburst finish. Original peg is a little hardness what there is will it work better, patent-stamped Ebony adjustable bridge, the original patent stamp tortoiseshell pattern pickguard, original tailpiece. Currently are finger plate replacement in the past have hit the size of the fret close to the original in the finger plate without binding. Aibo Lloyd binding of the body back has been partially cut repair. Neck condition is well, it is the playability good. Neck 7F per back xylem correction marker, there is a reduced xylem to the neck back 5F side. It is like being thinly over spray the whole, but is a good finish of the feeling that was left of the original atmosphere that does not feel very unnatural. Beautiful arched top, the beauty of the rope handle Rosetta such as the design of the parquet to the oval sound hole also would say that A-4 unique. The nut width by a thin neck shape seen in the snake head life is 25.5mm, Guripppu feeling well very easy to play. Mellow tone that fully ripened is exceptional! Volume is also a sound to feel the sweet and savory about 100 years of tree-ring while out firmly. Settle for a look is the style that gives off the aura, is a vintage mandolin to make me forget the time that goes by when you play. Original hard case included

Condition: EX +++
Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
Side: Solid Maple
Back: Solid Maple
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Ebony
Machine Head: 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
Fingerboard Inlay: Dots
Rosette: Rope / White / rope
Binding: Ivoroid
Pick Guard: Tortise (Patent Stamp)
Nut width: 25.5mm
Scale: 352mm
Case: Hard Case


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Listeda year ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
  • Style A-4 Mandolin
  • 1923

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