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Mandolin Family


1916 Gibson F4 (25579)

This finely preserved consignment 1916 Gibson F4 mandolin has been in the care of the current owner since the early 1970s and remains in nice original condition with a minimum of handling wear. The voice is rich and complex, making it a fine melody instrument. Fine grain Adirondack spruce top, Figured Maple back and sides, […]

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Price: 5950

2005 Gibson F-5 Fern (51215020)

 Temporary Photo Set ____________________________________________________________________________ This great sounding 2005 Gibson F-5 Fern (51215020) comes to the shop as a played in, but very clean mandolin with a strong and musical voice. Engraved gold hardware,Fine grain spruce top, Flame maple body and neck, Pearl tuner buttons and nut. Recently refretted by Alan Perlman, this mandolin plays like […]

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Price: $5500

1921 Gibson A-2 Mandolin 63940 (63940)

This consignment 1921 Gibson A-2 mandolin (63940) remains in nearly mint and all-original condition, with just a few signs of play. The sound is throaty and lively, making it a fine choice for classical music or for old-time string band music. The finish, celluloid pickguard, interior label, and tuner finish are remain very clean and […]

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Price: $1750

Recent demo model Stan Miller F-5 #65 (65)

This recently made consignment Stan Miller F-5 (65) comes to us with few signs of use as a demonstration model. Stan Miller is well known up and down the west coast for his fine A and F model mandolins. I met Stan in 1979 when I became the permanent substitute bass player in his Nevada […]

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Price: Sold

1924 Loar era Gibson A model mandolin (Not readable)

Replacement photos coming soon. This consignment 1924 Gibson A model mandolin (unreadable serial number) comes in very fine shape with the addition of stainless steel frets, a replacement bridge, and a missing pickguard. Very clean condition with normal light playing wear. The playability is excellent and the voice is very colorful and complete. A versatile […]

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Price: $2650

2001 Gilchrist model 5 Mandolin wide neck option (01501)

This consignment 2001 Gilchrist wide neck (1 3/16″ nut) model 5 mandolin (01501) is in very fine condition and speaks with great colorful authority in all registers. Curly maple back, sides, and neck, Fine grain spruce top, Gotoh tuners with pearl buttons, Ebony fingerboard with side purfling, Ebony bridge with small wheel adjusters, Gilchrist locking […]

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Price: Sold

1924 Gibson F-5 Mandolin (76547)

This consignment 1924 Gibson F-5 mandolin (76547) remains in fine original condition, reportedly having only come to public sale from the original owner’s family for the first time about 20 years ago or so. Showing some signs of play wear and a single common repair, it remains in very nice shape, rewarding the player with […]

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Price: Sold