Rickenbacker® Model 5002V58

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Model 5002V58

The instrument on these photos is one of the first batch of the 5002V58 reissues to be shipped. A 1996 reissue of the original 1958 8-string Electric Mandolin.The only modifications being an added strap button on the back and David "Dawg" Grisman's signature on the removable Combo tailpeice. Birdseye maple body, neck and headstock . The back of the instrument is bookmatched walnut and the fingerboard is rosewood with pearl dots. One vintage pickup and Deluxe machine heads.
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Courtesy of Joshua Martin
(original text: Joshua Martin, edited by Björn Eriksson)

©1999 Björn Eriksson

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