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Gibson Victorian #1 of 15 – Limited Edition


The Victorian mandolin is constructed of figured maple back, sides and neck, and a red spruce top – all held together with hot hide glue. As a special touch, all of these instruments are made with a one-piece figured maple back, stunningly accentuated in an early teens Victorian Era Red Sunburst Finish.


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Additionally, the peghead face features a double flower pot inlay, use for the first time since the pre-truss rod era ended. The beautifully featured F5-length neck is topped by an ebony fingerboard with a subtle radius. This is the same Gibson Victorian mandolin featured in the last issues OAI Catalog.  

  • Top: Red Spruce
  • Back: 1 Piece Figured Maple
  • Rim: Figured Maple
  • Soundhole: Ivroid Bound F-holes
  • Bracing: Tone Bars
  • Top/Back Binding: Ivroid
  • Neck Species: Figured Maple
  • Profile: Rounded V
  • Neck Joint: Radiused Dovetail
  • Neck Joint Location: 15th Fret
  • Peghead Inlay: Double Flower Pot
  • Peghead Binding: Ivroid
  • Truss Rod: Single Action
  • Truss Rod Cover: Gibson Bell Shaped
  • Fingerboard: Ebony – 14” radius
  • Scale Length: 13 29/32″
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Frets: #147 Larger Frets
  • Radius: N/A
  • Inlay: Pearl Dots
  • Fingerboard Extension: Victorian F4 Style
  • Nut: 1 3/16″ Pearl/Fossil Ivory
  • Bridge: New full contact adjustable ebony bridge
  • Tailpiece/Cover: Nickel
  • Tuning Keys: Nickel Waverly’s
  • Tuner Button: Mike Blohm inlaid tuner buttons
  • Pickguard: Victorian Style Elevated Tortisoid
  • Overcoat: Aged Oil Varnish/ French Polish
  • Case: OHSC Oblong Hardshell