Vintage Gibson A-1 Mandolin w/ Spruce & Birch Pre-Owned 1908 ID-13240

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Scale:
13 7/8"
Nut Width:
1 1/8"
Top:
Spruce
Back:
Birch
In Stock
$1,500.00

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Vintage Gibson A-1 Mandolin

The A-1 was an upgraded version of the very popular A- model, and features a Bound Body, Rope Style rosette and Tortoise Clamp on Pickguard. This Mandolin is built with a bookmatched spruce top and one-piece birch back.

The instrument plays very nicely and with the warmth and projection (which the early Gibson mandolins are prized for.) There is quite a bit of wear and tear throughout the entire instrument but that is to be expected when looking into an instrument that is 111 years old.

This Pre-Owned Mandolin is in Good Condition with many cosmetic dings, scratches, and chips. There are also some stable cracks in the fretboard(see photos).