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Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed Mandolin #2 – SOLD

$17,499.00

This mandolin sounds as great as it looks and comes with all of the original items:   Case, Tonegard, Cover, Photo, Certificate of Authenticity, and the original packing box. This mandolin is the mandolin Gibson chose to take pictures of on there website to represent this model. For more info on this very special mandolin please call or email today.

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Description

Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed MM mandolin #2 – these are few and far between!  All documents included.

  • Hand Carved Solid Red Spruce top
  • Hand Carved Solid Hard Eastern Flamed Maple back, sides, and neck.
  • Mammoth Ivory Nut
  • Ebony extended/Pearl Dot Fingerboard Inlay with medium fretwire
  • 1923 Reproduction Flowerpot Headstock Inlay Distressed
  • Radiused Dovetail Joint
  • Thin “speed” neck
  • Tone Guard
  • Embroidered case cover
  • Limited production of 30

The result of over a year of close development with the legendary musician, this signature model mandolin is closely based on Ricky’s 1923 Lloyd Loar F-5—an instrument revered for its tone and playability. The light Cremona Sunburst finish gracefully accents the premium, red spruce top and maple back and sides. With a tap-tuned top for crisp chops and articulate lines, exquisite binding and headstock inlay, and a comfortable “speedneck” profile—an exact replica of Ricky’s F-5—the Ricky Skaggs Distressed Master Model represents the finest in quality and craftsmanship.