1940 Gibson A50 Mandolin

1940 Gibson A50 Mandolin(FON 246 27) Original sunburst finish and hardware, Adirondack spruce top with F holes, dark stained nicely flamed maple back, sides and neck, white script silkscreened "Gibson" peghead logo, clamshell tailpiece cover. Very cool translucent amber plastic tuner buttons. These were used a lot in bluegrass as not everyone could afford a F5. Nice playing and sounding instrument with no issues. Frets are fine, neck is straight. The pickguard shows a small spot of crystallization, but it has been stablized. Good strong bluegrass sound with good tone and volume and a nice woody chop. Comes with a hard shell case.

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