(Serial No. 76-3113) Mossman was a direct competitor to Martin and Gibson in the 1970's and built very high quality guitars. This is a beautiful sounding, very easy playing guitar, set up for fingerstyle, that will help you find your music. Excellent condition with straight grain Indian rosewood back and sides, solid (likely Sitka) spruce top, ebony fretboard with pearl dots, nickel Grover tuners and an ebony bridge. Built pre-fire in the Winfield, KS shop and signed on the label by all the craftsmen that worked on it. Looks like the bridge has been off and on, and shaved a bit before it was put back on, as the intonation is correct and the action is very low and smooth. Frets are fine. Finish and hardware is all original with no repairs noted. Nut is 1 11/16 inch. The action is perfect. Strap button added at the heel, and there is a undersaddle pickup (works fine) with an endpin jack added as well. This is an excellent hand built US made bluegrass guitar with lots of volume and tone. Why gig with the same guitar everyone else is using? Here is a quality, hand built vintage guitar, set up for low action, at a good price. Comes with a period hardshell case.
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