OEM Factory Spec Gold Short Pickguard Support Bracket for Gibson mandolins


Fox Guitars is very pleased to finally be able to offer brand new, 100% made in the USA, very finely crafted parts, machined and plated to the exact dimensions of Gibson’s factory OEM Spec hardware (original equipment manufacturer specifications). The “short” 7/8”-high pickguard support brackets are used for all Gibson mandolins like the F-2, F-4, F-5, A-1, A-50, etc., made after c1921. Countersunk hole for #3 screw will line up exactly with your instrument, making installation easier, holding pickguards firmly in place and at the proper height without any modifications. (see dimension diagram for all measurements)

High-quality gold-plated finish. The “short” foot is solid plated brass; threaded rod nuts and screw are plated steel; black thread block is hard plastic. In general, the gold hardware is used for high-end F-style mandolins and other instruments. Each pickguard support includes the short foot with 2” long threaded rod, open nut and blind hex nut, black threaded block and 1 - #3x3/8” oval-head Phillips screw.

Parts are also interchangeable with existing Gibson hardware. Some parts sold separately. Hardware also available in two more sizes.

Also available in nickel finish

Replacement Pin Block for mounting pickguards to fingerboard: click here

Replacement Threaded Mounting Block for mounting pickguards to existing Gibson hardware: click here


Warning: Installation instructions not included. This product requires very careful installation and will require a skilled person to make any adjustments to your instrument to make sure everything is a good fit and the parts are functioning properly. If you are not an experienced guitar tech or are uncertain about the installation process, please consult a local professional luthier for further assistance. And to prevent any damage caused by incorrect or poor installation.


SKU: PGS-Short Gold
Price: $54.95