1995 Givens A-6 Legacy


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Exc condition  /  By Steve Weil
1/1-16″ width at nut

This 1995 Givens A-6 Legacy has a Spruce top and Maple back, sides, and neck. These Legacy Givens mandolins started to be produced after Bob Givens passed in 1993. These Givens Legacy mandolins were made with Steve Weil’s version of graduations, instead of using Bob Givens old graduations.

The Ebony peghead overlay features the Givens abalone torch inlay with “A6 Givens” escribed in the center. Gold 4-on-a-plate tuners with pearloid buttons. Back of peghead has an Ebony veneer that extends into the fingerboard at a point. Original nut. Top edge of peghead is bound in ivoroid binding. “U” profile Maple sunburst neck is in nice shape with only a few minor dings. Nickel strap button installed. Ebony fingerboard features pearl and abalone snowflake inlays and black side dot position markers on the bass side of the ivoroid fingerboard binding.

Sunburst Spruce top has some lacquer checking, some chipping around the F-holes, and a few stray dings and scratches from player wear. Some wear from the bridge, most likely got moved roughly under tension. Overall in good structural condition with no cracks. Two-piece Ebony adjustable bridge. Nickel tailpiece and white endpin with abalone dot. Ivoroid binding on the top edge of the Spruce top. Maple sides are in good condition with only a couple spread out small dings. Two-piece Maple back is in really nice condition with a minimal amount of lacquer checking and minor dings and scratches.

This 1995 Givens A-6 Legacy is a nice sounding mandolin in good playing condition. It is freshly setup and ready to play. comes with a hard case.