Posted 29 May - Posted 02 June - Posted 03 June - BobB, on 02 June - Posted 04 June - BobB, on 04 June - Aster1, on 04 June - Posted 05 June - Community Forum Software by IP. Any info on this old Gibson Mandolin? Page 1 of 1 You cannot start a new topic You cannot reply to this topic.
I found this old Gibson Mandolin that belonged to my grandma,just kind of curious what it might be worth. The case has what looks to be dated I
Dating gibson mandolins value see any date on the mandolin. I think it is a F-4 from the research i have done, any info would be appreciated.
To get current market value, check with www. They have appraisal services available. Gruhn's Guide places your serial number in The lyre-mandolin label with Orville's picture is correct for this period, and the unbound peghead does indeed indicate an F2. Bob - I believe Spann's new book is considered to be a notch above Gruhn-Carter's in accuracy, especially in his very complete listing of FONs.
At any rate, looks like we're probably in the right ballpark! If you aren't going to keep it for heirloom reasons be sure you get some serious experts appraising it. Not a dealer that wants it for nothing and cleans your clock!!
If it were me I'd hold on to it and if it was in good shape, learn to play it to honor my Grandma!
Walter Carter was the Gibson Historian for years and had direct access to all the old ledgers. I think, about a month ago, I was watching an appraisal show that valued an old Gibson Mand.
The money is going to my grandma she kind of needs it now more than the mandolin Thats what i was thinking price wise also range but i will be sure to get it appraised. Delete From Topic The post will be removed from this topic completely. Skin and Language Theme: Board Classic Stanton Language: Nov 18 Results 1 - 41 of 41 Free Shipping on many items across the worlds largest range of Gibson Vintage Mandolins.
Find the perfect Christmas gift ideas with eBay. I found this old Gibson Mandolin that belonged to my grandma,just kind Value is listed at $3, - Dating gibson mandolins value, in Vintage Guitar magazine's Find the manufacture date by cross-referencing the serial number with other features. and then consult the Reverb Price Guide to find its value, all for free.
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