Gilchrist Model 5 (1997)
A top grade mandolin from Australia's Steve Gilchrist, this Model 5 features an F-style body with a carved spruce top and figured maple back, sides, and neck. Nice appointments include an engraved silver plated tailpiece, adjustable ebony bridge, 4-on-a-plate tuners with pearl buttons, and ivoroid binding throughout. A K&K KK8 pickup has been installed. This instrument is in excellent-minus condition. More Details...
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A great setup can make a world of difference. This instrument has been thoroughly inspected and expertly set up to play comfortably and sound its best.
Elderly Warranty: None Manufacturer's Warranty: None
- F-5 style instrument
- Sunburst finish
- carved spruce top with f-holes
- tone bar bracing
- Figured maple (2-piece) back, sides, and neck
- Ivoroid bound top, back, fingerboard, and headstock
- Ebony fingerboard with treble side extension
- Pearl dot inlays
- Pearl flowerpot inlay and script Gilchrist logo in headstock
- 4-on-a-plate tuners with pearl buttons
- Pearl nut
- Adjustable ebony bridge
- No pickguard
- 1-1/8" nut
- 14" scale
- Silver plated tailpiece with engraved logo
- K&K KK8 pickup with vintage endpin output jack installed
- Hardshell case
- SN: 97371