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1978 Gibson F-5 Mandolin Sunburst


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The Gibson F-5 mandolin is an American classic, a style invented by Orville Gibson just before 1900 merging European mandolins and violin principles.

This Gibson F-5 has a quilted maple back, wears a sunburst finish and was built during late 1978 at Nashville, Tennessee. It is in good playing condition, and has been refretted. The refret means that it not only can be played for years to come, but also that it has been played and its tone has really opened up. It is bright and loud, with the crispness of an F-style. The original pickguard is broken, but its replacement is in the case. The original hardshell case is included.

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Price: $4999.99 CAD
  • Model: F-5
  • Year: 1978
  • Finish Sunburst
  • Class: Vintage
  • Serial Number: 73408060, built late 1978 at the Gibson plant in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 26/09/2017

  • Consignment Item

  • Including original Hard case
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