Flatiron Mandolins - A5-2

Build Year: 1983
Serial: 83090103

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Steve Carlson Signed A5-2 with highly flamed two piece maple back.

Two-Piece Spruce top
Beautifully figured Two-Piece Curly Maple back and sides
Bound Ebony Fingerboard with dot inlays
Bound Headstock with abalone inlaid vine motif and pearl Flatiron inlay.
3 piece neck, without truss rod
Ebony Adjustable bridge
Silver Schaller Tuning Machines
Traditional Gibson-style tailpiece

This instrument ships with
D'Addario EJ74 Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings
Medium, 11-40
Another good choice
D'Addario EXP74 Coated Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings
Medium, 11-40

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Bozeman, MT Luthier specializing in Mandolins, bought out by Gibson in the mid 1980's.

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