Gibson F-5G Mandolin – They’re Back!


Serial Number Varies as new (special order); the instrument shown here is 20214011, built during 2012 at Gibson’s Nashville plant.
Pricing $6699.00 CAD with case.
Neck Curly maple neck with unbound ebony fingerboard, mother of pearl dot markers. Ebony headplate with mother of pearl Gibson script logo and flowerpot inlay.
Frets Standard narrow fretwire.
Body Curly maple back and sides, carved back, carved spruce top.
Finish Nitrocellulose lacquer in a Sunburst finish
Hardware/electronics Gold tuners with grained ivoroid buttons and engraved, satin gold, tailpiece cover. Rosewood adjustable bridge.
Playability/Action Plays very well right out of the box and we will of course set it up to the requirements of the player.
Case Original hardshell case included.
Comments Gibson mandolins have been unavailable for a couple of years now, and this Gibson F-5G mandolin is the very first we’ve seen since the Nashville Floods.  Built in the Nashville custom shop, this shows all the classic lines and has the tone that’s made the F-5 the reference mandolin.

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