More pictures available by request. This is an ABSOLUTELY FLAWLESS 1913 Gibson F-4 mandolin serial number 13xxx.No dents, no dings, no cracks, no scratches, no alterations, absolutly original in every single way! This mandolin has a bark which will cut through anything, superb tone and it is the equal of the finest mandolin you will ever see! Gorgeous spruce top which has mellowed to a golden honey color, fantastic tiger maple one-piece back and sides.
Ebony fingerboard, double flowerpot inlay in the head and the never-to-seen-again Handel inlaid tuning buttons. Original pickguard and original Gibson Mandolin and Guitar Company label with serial number 13xxx penciled in. The wonderful old varnish has weathered beautifully with the classic spider webbing evident on the back. It comes with the vintage hard shell case shown in the photos. Most of the mandolines which have come up have had "issues" of one sort or another.Serious buyers, if you have been waiting and searching for THE mandolin to play, or for your collection, this is it. It has been out of circulation for 35 years now... So here is your chance! The item "Gibson F-4 Mandolin 1913! WOW" is in sale since Friday, October 07, 2016. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Mandolins". The seller is "fectined67" and is located in Córdoba. This item can be shipped worldwide.