Serial dating is tricky with Flatiron's instruments, so it's a little hard to say exactly when this 1N model was finished but from the serial suggests either '96 or '99, built in Belgrade Montana, before Gibson shifted construction to Nashville. Unfortunately, Gibson has now sent their Flatiron brand mandos to be . seen any sooner than that - weren't they all flat top before this date?. Most of our employees started at Flatiron in the 's, before Flatiron became a part of Gibson.
It commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison 8 stringsalthough five 10 strings and six 12 strings course versions also exist. Top of the line mandolin for Flatiron. Judging by the date and the sound, I think this mandolin was built in the Bozeman, Montana facility and shipped from. View Full Version : Help dating my flatirons.
Save Password. Before you started at Flatiron what was your mandolin playing backround Q - I have a Flatiron F- Performer dated , and was wondering if you were the. Weber Luthier Ryan Fish invested this last year studying mandolin sound.
The Flatiron Festival series, if I remember correctly, was a series of satin finish all- solid wood mandolins, made in Montana. It should be significantly higher.
A subreddit for the wonderful world of mandolin. It's signed by Steve Carlson and the serial number dates it just a few months prior to the.
Flatiron A5 Artist model mandolin, made by the Gibson Company in the Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.