Rickenbacker® 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.
Model 5002V58 headstock Model 5002V58 headstock
Courtesy of Joshua Martin
(original text: Joshua Martin, edited by Björn Eriksson)
©1999 Björn Eriksson
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