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  • Nice players mandolin! This mandolin has seen some work over the years. 
    Neck joint  has had work, new fingerboard, pickguard, bridge, tuners buttons and tailpiece cover. Instrument appears oversprayed. With Calton HSC (gray lining).  VG-EC except (could benefit from new truss rod (it's very tight), fret work, etc. - neck is straight, plays okay - sold AS-IS).
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  • Front of Gibson F-5L
  • Front and side of Gibson F-5L
  • Tailpiece of Gibson F-5L
  • Bridge and pickguard of Gibson F-5L
  • Fretboard and scroll of Gibson F-5L
  • Front headstock of Gibson F-5L
  • Back headstock of Gibson F-5L
  • Heel of Gibson F-5L
  • Back and side of Gibson F-5L
  • Full front and side of Gibson F-5L
  • Full back and side of Gibson F-5L
  • Case for Gibson F-5L
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • SN 82620036
  • 1980
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • F-5 body
  • Gloss sunburst finish
  • Spruce top with tone bar braces
  • Braces appear modified
  • Maple back and rims
  • Flamed maple neck
  • Neck joint has been worked on (we're not sure if it was a full reset)
  • Replacement ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Newer ebony bridge
  • "The Gibson" tailpiece cover installed
  • Replacement w-b-w-bound tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Gold tuners have pearl buttons installed
  • Pearl and abalone fern inlay and "The Gibson" logo on headstock
  • W-b-w-bound body, fingerboard and headstock
  • Entire instrument appears oversprayed
  • 2nd interior label dated Nov. 26, 1980 and signed by Richard Doan
  • 1-3/32" nut, ~14" scale
  • Nice player!
  • With Calton HSC (gray lining)
  • *VG-EC except (could benefit from new truss rod (it's very tight), fret work, etc. - neck is straight, plays okay - sold AS-IS)

Gibson F-5L Mandolin (1980)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 90U-212584

Regular price
$4,500 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$4,500 USD
Nice players mandolin! This mandolin has seen some work over the years. 
Neck joint  has had work, new fingerboard, pickguard, bridge, tuners buttons and tailpiece cover. Instrument appears oversprayed. With Calton HSC (gray lining).  VG-EC except (could benefit from new truss rod (it's very tight), fret work, etc. - neck is straight, plays okay - sold AS-IS).
More Details

More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • SN 82620036
  • 1980
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • F-5 body
  • Gloss sunburst finish
  • Spruce top with tone bar braces
  • Braces appear modified
  • Maple back and rims
  • Flamed maple neck
  • Neck joint has been worked on (we're not sure if it was a full reset)
  • Replacement ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Newer ebony bridge
  • "The Gibson" tailpiece cover installed
  • Replacement w-b-w-bound tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Gold tuners have pearl buttons installed
  • Pearl and abalone fern inlay and "The Gibson" logo on headstock
  • W-b-w-bound body, fingerboard and headstock
  • Entire instrument appears oversprayed
  • 2nd interior label dated Nov. 26, 1980 and signed by Richard Doan
  • 1-3/32" nut, ~14" scale
  • Nice player!
  • With Calton HSC (gray lining)
  • *VG-EC except (could benefit from new truss rod (it's very tight), fret work, etc. - neck is straight, plays okay - sold AS-IS)