Gibson F-2 (1914)

sku: 90U-203224
A nice looking mandolin from the early 20th century, this Gibson F-2 features a carved spruce top with a black finish, ivoroid binding, and an oval soundhole. It also has brich back and sides, and a 2-piece mahogany neck with a dark center strip. Appointments include a tortoise plastic pickguard, ivoroid binding on the soundhole and fretboard, and 4-on-a-plate open-gear tuners with Handel inlaid buttons. This instrument is in very good+ condition.   More Details...

Black finish on carved spruce top with oval soundhole
Red stained birch sides and back
2-piece mahogany neck with dark center strip
24-fret ebony fingerboard
Pearl dot inlays
1-3/16" nut
~14" scale
Ebony bridge
Ivoroid-bound top, soundhole, and fretboard
Pearl "The Gibson" headstock inlay
Engraved tailpiece cover
Tortoise plastic pickguard
4-on-a-plate open-gear tuners with Handel inlaid buttons
Shaped black original hardshell case (red lining)
VGC+ with small scroll repair (small piece of wood replaced)
SN 19090 and F.O.N. 2207