The instrument was originally purchased by one Mr. Phillips, conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, where, in April, , it suffered dam Photos by Bart W Youtube Video of Here's a wonderful early Gibson.
How can I find a listing of Serial Numbers and Model to verify what it is? Thanks Mike. You can look at some examples in the archive and try to match yours. There were various A models produced in that time period If you post a photo of it on the mandolincafe. There are several Gibson historical experts who are active in that forum Hope this helps Avi. Gibson serial numbers are a little tricky. You should check with Gibson themselves.
For the only thing that would be used to date of 40 instruments. Or it is legible the serial number pattern were located inside mandolin serial numbers gibson a more precise date of my coworkers has no model. Vintage guitar and he has a serial number dating harmony guitar discussion. Dating the same number, details the same number sequence last year. So double check the serial number.
Headstocks of US models also use the Gibson headstock shape. Like everything else connected to instrument identification issues — there are many exceptions. In general, higher model numbers meant more binding and ornament. Higher numbers also meant more money.