GIBSON MK 53 MARK SERIES 1976 MADE IN USA VINTAGE Between 1975 and 1978, Gibson produced the Mark series of flattop acoustics which were designed by Michael Kasha and Ricahrd Schneider. These steel-strings had a 16 3/16-inch wide body and were narrower at the waist than a normal dreadnought. Some innovative features offered with the Mark series were a modified fan-pattern bracing style, an asymmetrical bridge, a removable pickguard, and interchangeable saddles.
The MK-53 specifically used Maple for its back and sides, nickle-plated hardware, and a Rosewood fingerboard. While innovative in their time. Years of Production: 1975 - 1978 Body Style: Small waist dreadnought Wood Composition: Maple back and sides, Rosewood fingerboard, Spruce top Design Elements: Fan-patterned bracing, asymmetrical bridge, removable pickguard, interchangeable saddles, multi top and back binding, dot inlays GUITAR IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, INCL NON ORIGINAL TOLEX CASE, PAPERWORK. The item "GIBSON MK 53 MADE IN THE USA VINTAGE" is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 2013.This item is in the category "Muziekinstrumenten\Gitaren, bassen, accessoires\Akoestische gitaren". The seller is "jpstingray" and is located in Heerlen. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe.