View Full Version : 1914 Gibson F2 Blackface

Nov-20-2004, 7:36pm
today was clean out the mando closet today. #but while perusing through the cases in my bedroom closet (who has room for clothes?) i came upon my first F style mandolin. #i bought this from the gentleman who does work on all my instruments. #he was looking for a good home for it and i was just itching for a vintage gibson. #


i played a round of fisherman's hornpipe, whiskey before breakfast and god rest ye merry gentleman before placing it back in its case. all original except for the repro bridge.

Nov-20-2004, 8:35pm
aaargh ... color me green ...

Nov-20-2004, 11:05pm
ditto. more pics?

Tom C
Nov-21-2004, 9:08am
What? did you forget about it?

Nov-21-2004, 2:33pm
You must have some really nice mandos to be able to "forget"about such a beauty. I am selling an F-4 on consignment, because I wasn't playing it, but I have missed it everyday nonetheless.:)

Nov-21-2004, 3:00pm
Since it sounds like you're tight on closet space and have more mandos than you can keep track of, I'll trade you a closet organizer straight across for it! http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

Those are such pretty instruments... I want to get an old oval hole. I figured an A would do, but an F2 or F4 would sure be sweet. I like the blackface too, even though I really like the look of wood grain... and the fact that nobody took the pick guard off!

Paul Doubek

Nov-21-2004, 4:26pm
not forgotten.........just out of circulation for a while. it's a double closet. lots more room for mandos, never worry. there's lots more interesting stuff in there too; including a sobell zouk.