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Whatever else you see in the [small, from the craigslist listing] attached pics. to an MB-Jr that Elderly was selling (and thanx to Elderly for leaving pics of sold instruments accessible! Not quite like yours; this has a totally plain, non-snakehead headstock, but it does have a nine-inch shell. With regard to the "serial number," not clear whether you have a serial number or a factory order number, both of which were affixed to Gibson instruments. The tonering was a standard Stewart- Mac Donald ring with a standard Stewart-Mac Donald 3 ply rim.The flange was made from the same die from which all the flanges had been made since the late 20's.Hi all, I bought an old Gibson mandolin-banjo the other day.I think it's the MB-JR model, seeing as the hoop diameter is only 9", but it has no model designation anywhere on it.If the chronological serialization is right in the general chart from that same site ( then those fall right in line with the 1925 date. I found a Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars at my university's library.
Then, it says it was replaced in 1925 by the -0 line, but it says the -0 models had a 10.5" head. The skin on the thing is very old and has a 1/8 inch whole in it about the 2 oclock position and about 2 inchs from the ring. I suppose the difference in condition makes up for the difference in vintage. At first, FON's consisted of a 3 to 5-digit number, which identified the batch under progress, plus a 1 or 2-digit suffix to rank each instrument in the lot." "Up to about 1924, FON's were applied to all Gibson models.." So, you could probably just refer to your MB as a circa 1924, & not be to far off the mark ! I saw your photos and read the replys to your question. Cheers, Nate Jeff Well, my 3-point F-2 predates it by 15 years or so, and I won't even mention the late-19th-century bowl-backs I play occasionally... But it does make you wonder about an instrument's history, why it survived when so many of its contemporaries didn't, whose hands have touched it before ours. Allen Hopkins Gibsn: '54 F5 3pt F2 A-N Custm K1 m'cello Natl Triolian Dobro mando Victoria b-back Merrill alumnm b-back H-O mandolinetto Stradolin Vega banjolin Sobell'dola Washburn b-back'dola Eastmn: 615'dola 805 m'cello Flatiron 3K OM Hi Nate!
The Gibson Earls Scruggs banjo model was initiated in 1984.
"Snakehead" style head, with very little decoration, but coming to a nice point.