1920 Gibson Mod. A-4
Select straight grain, carefully graduated spruce top (sounding-board), finished in a beautiful blend from dark mahogany to sunburst, thoroughly airseasoned maple rim and back, dark mahogany finish; highly polished throughout; British Honduras mahogany neck reinforced and non-wrapable, neck finished in shading of mahogany; headpiece venecred front and back, front inlaid with "the Gibson" in pearl and Fleur-de-lis ornament; invoroid bound, solid ebony artist extension fingerboard, with twenty-four ovaled, narrow frets; pearl positipon dots inlaid on finger-board and position dots on upper edge of neck; ivoroid bound oblong sound-hole, and ivoroid center; top and back bound on outer edges of rim with ivoroid; elevated guardplate, or fingerrest with copper clamp; compensating bridge preventing sharping of tones in upper positions Finest quality nickled machine-head, with bone nut; "Gibson" extension white copper string-holder.