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Gibson A-Jr Snakehead Mandolin, 1924 (used)

Regular price $ 1,900.00

"Snakehead" ~ serial no. 79965. "A-Junior" model going on 100 years. Rare "snakehead" peghead, oval-hole spruce top, birch back and ribs, "Sheraton Brown" varnish. No binding or fancy trim, but fine, clear tone and great playability.

Fully reconditioned, nice looking (with retouched nicks and scratches) and perfectly sound structurally– one short upper treble top crack and long rib cracks on both sides masterfully repaired and retouched.

Newly refretted with stainless steel wire in correct original size, adjustable ebony bridge and new ebony nut for perfect action. Original cloud tailpiece, and tuners in good condition. Pickguard absent.

Set up with D'Addario phosphor-bronze medium- gauge strings. Brand new hardshell case included. 

Shipping is $75 within the continental US.