1914 Gibson A Mandolin

(Serial No. 19489 FON 2209) Excellent condition. Nice sounding and playing session mandolin. Natural finish top that has aged to pumpkin color and a reddish back and sides. No peghead logo as per factory, top bound only with unbound back, and it has the original Gibson label (A) inside. Hardware is original, finish is original but I think was oversprayed at some time in the past with a clear coat, as the finish on the wood does not match the tarnish on the metal parts. I suppose it could be a very clean mandolin fitted with older correct parts, but I doubt it. Fitted with a Loar replica bridge from Cumberland Acoustic.Missing the pickguard. Shows almost no wear. Big open woody round hole sound. Comes with the original hardshell case.

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