Gibson A -4 “Snakehead” c 1923:… £5,500

c.1923, oval hole, varnish finish, shaded dark red carved spruce top, superb dark red 1 piece flamed maple back/sides,
mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, pearl ‘Gibson’ logo & abalone ‘fleur de lis’ in peghead, truss rod,
patent adjustable bridge, unusual (but original) coffee coloured tuner buttons,
some honest playwear but no cracks/repairs, this fine example has the power, tone and playability that demonstrates why these are often cited as the ‘holy grail’ of Gibson A models,
EC, OHC