Here is another gem for sale.
I was not aware that the A4's had an ablone fleur-di-lis. #This one does.
Also the cleft in the top of the headstock is deep. Was that pattern confined to 1924?
#<a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/1924-gibson-A-4-mandolin-w-virzi_W0QQitemZ230198529162QQihZ013QQcategoryZ1017 9QQssPageName
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Due to current budgetary restrictions the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off -- sorry about the inconvenience.