Dating martin mandolins
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The system was used from 1961 to 1969 and had many problems that resulted in duplicated batch numbers so the numbers from those years are approximate and exact dates are hard to come by.
It's best when trying to evalute a collectible to contact Gibson for further information that is not as easily available.
in 1947 Gibson changed the serial number pattern and in 1954 went from white labels to orange labels.
Also, oversized items or large amplifiers weighing more than 75 lbs may incur extra shipping charges.
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