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    Re: Gibson Mandolin Strings

    Thank you everyone!
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    Re: Gibson Mandolin Strings

    It's from another post. I tried to delete it but wasn't sure how. Thanks
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    Gibson Mandolin Strings

    Just curious about how old these would be.

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  4. Thread: 75 Gibson F-5

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    Re: 75 Gibson F-5

    I have noticed the varnish seems very thick. Would it be advantageous to sand down the finish some and re buff? If yes, dry or wet sand? Starting at ???? grit and then progress to 1500 to 2000 grit....
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    Re: 75 Gibson F-5

    No, the binding seems very solid but the pickguard crumbled.
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    75 Gibson F-5

    I posted awhile back about this mandolin. I know it is from the "Dark Period" but it belonged to a dear friend of mine who bought it new (still have original paperwork and case). He was retired and...
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    Re: Gibson Year Date

    Thank you very much rcc56 for the information. I hope I can see it post pics and get some more input. Just don't know how much time I will have. I think it would be great to have it but I have to be...
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    Re: Gibson Year Date

    I understand about the binding and any other issues that may affect the price. I wish I could get some pics but it's about a 6 hour drive to where it is. I was just wanting a ballpark price between...
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    Re: Gibson Year Date

    What would be the approximate value if it was a 60's or 70's model. I used to jam with the owner back in the mid 80's but I don't remember what type of fingerboard it had. He passed away over 20...
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    Gibson Year Date

    Need some help with a date. I'm looking at a Gibson F model that has a 6 digit serial number 520560. I have looked at several sites but didn't really find an answer. Please help. Thanks
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