1916 Gibson A3 Mandolin
(Serial Number 32690 FON 2268) Excellent condition, natural top finish. The A3 was the middle grade instrument. Appointments include bound top, back and fretboard and an unique pearl inlay in the peghead. Back and sides are solid birch, and the top is solid Adirondack (red) spruce. Plays very easy and has strong volume with a very balanced sound - this would be a good session instrument. Excellent for Celtic, jazz, classical, or old-time music. Neck is straight, neck set is good, and the frets are fine. All finish and hardware is original. No repairs noted. Nice low action as the mandolin was just set up. Comes with a nice original hardshell case.

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