NCBS Stolen & Missing Instrument Information Page

This is the Northern California Bluegrass Society's national infomation page for stolen and missing musical instruments. This page can be used to announce the theft or other loss of musical instruments, updates on subsequent investigations, and news about the recovery of instruments. The forum is HTML-enabled, so that links may be added to other websites that contain pictures and other detailed information about the instruments. The NCBS does not warrant the accuracy of any information posted. Contact the source for details. Good luck to all!

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1989 Gibson F-5 Mandolin, SN 9211048, Stolen Sevier County, TN.

Matt Flake of Monroeville was the victim of a home robbery over the weekend. His 1989 Gibson F5-L mandolin was among the items stolen.

This mandolin has a Fishman pickup, abalone inlay, abalone dots in the neck, and is signed on the inside by Steve Carlton.

Matt says there are button scratches on the back and it does not have a pick guard on it. The serial number is 9211048.

If you have information about this instrument you can call The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, Sevierville, Tennessee at 865-453-4668 or Matt Flake at 865-296-0014.

A complete list of items taken in the robbery can be found on the Monroeville Facebook page.