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(Used) 1996 Gilchrist Model 3 Artist A-Style Mandolin Red Spruce Top/Sugar Maple Back & Sides #6344
Originally built for and owned by American jazz/bluegrass mandolinist - David Grisman. This instrument is one of the highest quality A-styles we've come across here at the shoppe in a long time.
Specs: Top: Red Spruce Back & Sides: Sugar Maple Bracing: Parallel braced top (tone bars) Fingerboard: Ebony (radiused) Binding: Ivoroid binding w/black/white purflin Nut: Pearl Nut Width: 1-1/8" Headstock: Pearl logo & fleur de lis inlay Scale Length: 13.9"
Additional Specs: - Hand engraved hinge tailpiece - Gold-plated hardware - Screw-on pickguard fastener - Waverly tuners w/pearl buttons
Comes with original hardshell case.
Tech Notes: This mandolin is in "excellent" condition with no noticeable scratches, dings, or dents whatsoever. Very, very lightly played.
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