Gibson Bill Monroe Model F-5 (1993)

$8,750
sku: 90U-201568
A replica of Monroe’s 1923 F-5, this mandolin features a carved spruce top and flamed maple, back, sides, and rims, all in a varnish sunburst finish. Appointments include an adjustable ebony bridge and a bound ebony fretboard that has been scooped past the 22nd fret. Newer tuners, nut, and Gilchrist tailpiece have been installed. This mandolin is in very good+ condition.   More Details...

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  • Early issue replica of Bill Monroe's 1923 F-5
  • Limited Edition, #82 of 200 built
  • Varnish finish
  • Carved spruce top
  • f-holes
  • Flamed maple neck, back and rims
  • Bound ebony fretboard has been scooped past the 22nd fret (refretted)
  • Dot inlays
  • Adjustable ebony bridge
  • Gilchrist tailpiece installed
  • One label signed by Bill Monroe and reads "THE GIBSON MONROE MODEL", the other label is signed by Steve Carlson and dated May 3, 1993
  • Newer tuners
  • New 1-3/32" bone nut
  • ~14" scale
  • Custom deluxe replica original hardshell case (green lining)
  • VGC+ with a previous owner's name scratched on inside of back by label
  • SN: 82 of 200