Description

Here's a truly unique and highly desirable instrument. Gibson produced A-style amplified mandolins by mounting a pickup to the soundboard, and also a solid body electric mandolin. This electric Florentine-style mandolin with a top mounted pickup was the only model ever catalogued and they are quite rare.

This beauty has a carved spruce top with the venerable Gibson mandolin-sized P-90 pickup, a two-piece carved birds-eye maple back, chocolate brown stained maple sides and a sleek mahogany neck. This all-original example has gold-plated hardware, bound neck and body and a triple-bound pickguard. The condition of this hard-to-find model is spectacular, with only a slight finish blemish on the back and a whisper of fret wear.

The pick up sounds terrific, with that full throated roar that is the hall mark of the Gibson P-90, and examples this rare are becoming rarer day by day.

$3,950.00 with desirable original tan/pink oblong hard case.

Vintage Gintage

Vintage Gintage

1958
Gibson
Near Mint
Original Hard
$3,950
Vintage Gintage
Bob Page
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