Gibson A-50 Spruce/Maple Mandolin #Y4617 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

A delightful spruce and maple mandolin from Gibson!

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Condition: Used, Good

A great mandolin that will get you all of that vintage Gibson tone at an attractive price. This handsome player will cut through the mix perfectly with it’s spruce/maple tonewood combination, while still maintaining a warmer, more rounded tone than its F-style counterparts. An excellent choice for mandolin enthusiasts of all skill levels!

About Manufacturer

Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.

Specifications

Model: A-50

Year: 1953

Top: Spruce

Back and Sides: Laminate Mahogany

Neck: Mahogany

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Nut Width: 1 5/32"