The … Gibson F5 “Hall of Fame Mon” Master Model #5 $ 35,529.00 $ 24,999.00. Gibson F-5 Master Model Mandolin $ 21,428.00. Shortly before Loar’s departure, Gibson … Charlie developed his reputation for a vast knowledge and strong command of fine mandolins in 1985 when he was tasked with rebuilding Bill Monroe's fabled F-5, and he led Gibson… This particular MM was photographed before leaving Gibson … Please call or email for additional info. An impressive top-end Gibson instrument, this F-5 Master Model has a carved spruce top, highly figured maple back and sides, and a maple neck, all in a Cremona sunburst hand rubbed varnish finish. #5 is on order and … New Gibson F5 “Hall of Fame Mon” announced at the 2019 NAMM Show. The F-5 Master Model embodies what every mandolin maker seeks to achieve. This Gibson F-5 Master Model was signed by Charlie Derrington on February 7, 2000. Introduced after Loar’s departure from Gibson, the Master Model version of the F-5 continued the fundamental design of the earlier years, though without Loar’s individual fine tuning of the instruments built during his tenure. Reproduction case and pro set up included.