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  1. Pava A5 Player - Sunburst Gloss

    Pava A5 Player - Sunburst Gloss

    Out of stock
    Pava's mandolins sell as quickly as I can get them and there is a very good reason, they are incredible, immaculate fit and finish, the best tonewoods available and fantastic tone.

    This absolutely gorgeous Player A5 has great volume with an immense chop and great depth and warmth. It plays beautifully and responds equally well to the gentlest touch or going for it with a heavy pick. Pick your style from bluegrass to classical, this is a mandolin for everyone.


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  2. Pava A5 - Sunburst

    Pava A5 - Sunburst

    Out of stock
    Pava not only makes great mandolins but has wonderful consistency too. The first two sold in a jiffy so don't hang around if you fancy this one.

    Playing and describing so many great mandolins sometimes its hard to know what to say so my approach is to start with what strikes me first after a few minutes playing. In this case it was the sweetness of the chop. Some chop chords are dry and percussive, at the other end of the scale they can be sweet and not very good for cutting though against the villain of the piece in the jam (no name but you know which instrument I mean). Occasionally I come across one that in my view is the 'best of all possible worlds' what I think of as a musical chop, loud and with great cut but warm and not dry, this is one of the best examples of this I have come across.

    This a VERY versatile mandolin with plenty of the aforementioned chop and cut for the bluegrass player and wonderful depth and richness of tone for other styles. It takes a great luthier to combine clarity and definition and warmth and resonance, Pava has achieved that in this beautiful mandolin.

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  3. Pava A5 Mandolin - Sunburst Satin

    Pava A5 Mandolin - Sunburst Satin

    Out of stock
    This beauty has absolutely incredible tone! Its one of the best sounding mandolins I've ever played. It has remarkable volume and achieves that rare feat of having fantastic depth and resonance at the same time as clarity and cut (bluegrass players please note, the chop is outstanding).

    No question here of what styles of playing it is suitable for, it will do everything from quiet and gentle to loud and aggressive.

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  4. Weber Yellowstone A5 - A Style - F Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    Weber Yellowstone A5 - A Style - F Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    A beautiful Yellowstone A5 in the traditional sunburst finish. It features an Adirondack/red spruce top, gorgeous flamed maple back and sides, tone bar bracing, ebony radiussed fretboard and bound top, back, fretboard and headstock. It has a one and one eighth nut width, dual action adjustable truss rod and gloss finish. This is a fantastic Bluegrass mandolin (if the Bluegrass police don't catch you without the scroll...) but also great for any other style of playing. With hardshell case.


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  5. Pava A5 - Blonde Gloss

    Pava A5 - Blonde Gloss

    Out of stock
    Wonderful! It looks great and has tone to match. Its fantastically powerful with great depth and character, responding equally to a heavy (bluegrass?) pick or the gentlest of touches. Great for all styles of mandolining. Whether you are chopping against banj*s or playing a quiet lullaby this beauty will excel.

    With hard case.

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  6. Pava A4 Player - Oval Hole

    Pava A4 Player - Oval Hole

    £3,895.00
     
    In stock
    It is great news that Pava has turned her hand to oval hole mandolins. This is an incredible A4 with the depth and warmth you would expect from Tom Ellis' stable. It also has great volume with fantastic clarity and projection so you get the resonance of an A4 with the power of an A5. It responds equally well to a gentle caress and a 3mm pick with a heavy hand, deep, rich and resonant tones with some oooomph if you need it. Awesome!


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  7. Pava F5 Professional

    Pava F5 Professional

    Out of stock
    Pava does it yet again. This fantastic F5 IS the master of all trades. It is powerful with a fantastic chop for the bluegrassers, responding to a heavy pick superbly. With a gentler approach it is very responsive with rich and mellow, well defined basses, warm and full mids and thick and equally well defined trebles. I am speechless, this lady is a genius.

    Gloss finish, Adirondack red spruce top, red maple back and sides, double bound top and back, bound fingerboard and peg head, Rubner tuners, James tailpiece, MoP logo, headstock inlay and fret markers, Travellite case.

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  8. Pono MND-30SB Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Sunburst Gloss Finish

    Pono MND-30SB Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Sunburst Gloss Finish

    Out of stock
    Wow! This beauty has a huge sound. It has the deep and well defined bass notes typical of rosewood and characteristic sitka spruce clarity, the mids are rich and full and the trebles very clear and well defined.

    Sitka spruce top, rosewood back and sides, abalone rosette, and a hardshell case.

    23” scale length, 13 5/8"” lower bout.


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  9. Pono MD-30SB Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Sunburst Gloss Finish

    Pono MD-30SB Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Sunburst Gloss Finish

    Out of stock
    This is truly gorgeous! And it sounds great too, whether playing chords or melody lines it it has a bright and clear tone with good depth and resonance, warm bass notes, rich mids and clear trebles. A great GoM in a small package.

    Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, abalone rosette, and a hardshell case.

    21 3/8” scale length, 11 ¼” lower bout.



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  10. Hamblin OO Sunburst - Sitka & Mahogany (used)

    Hamblin OO Sunburst - Sitka & Mahogany (used)

    Out of stock
    A beautiful sunburst mahogany OO from Kent. This is an amazing price for such a great guitar, fantastic loud and punchy sound with solid and rounded bass, full mids and clear well defined trebles. It has great balance a playability.



    • Sitka spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Sunburst top finish
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 3/4“ nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 14 5/16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • No cutaway
    • Black/maple top border
    • Black bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots).
    • Abalone rosette
    • Madagascar rosewood fretboard
    • Ebony pyramid bridge
    • Gotoh open tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Superior case

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  11. Collings O1A Sunburst - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany - 2006 (used)

    Collings O1A Sunburst - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany - 2006 (used)

    Out of stock
    Oh my what a beauty to nestle in your lap! Adirondack and mahogany add up to a very clear and well defined tone that also has great depth, warmth, resonance and complexity. This is a fantastic fingerstyle guitar with great responsiveness and playability.

    Top Adirondack spruce
    Back & Sides Honduran mahogany
    Lower Bout Width 13 7/16"
    Neck Honduran mahogany
    Body Binding Tortoise with b/w/b/w top purfling
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with MOP short dots
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot
    Nut Bone, 1 11/16"
    Saddle Bone, Drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered square
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Ebony with MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Rosette b/w Purfling
    Scale Length 24 7/8"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Case Deluxe Hardshell case by TKLKL


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  12. Collings MT Mandolin - Gloss Top

    Collings MT Mandolin - Gloss Top

    Out of stock
    This beauty has the renowned Collings f hole sound, its very powerful with great chop and cut and a deep and warm resonant sound, only the best mandolins have both. It responds fantastically to a hard pick or the lightest touch, sweet and mellow or a bluegrass cannon, take your pick (pun intended).

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Tortoise top binding
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gloss top
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 1/8" Bone nut
    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  13. Collings MT mandolin amber gloss top

    Collings MT mandolin amber gloss top

    Out of stock
    Wow! This is a real stunner. And it sounds even better that it looks. Great for all styles, plenty of power, punch and chop for bluegrass and lots of depth and warmth, making it very versatile, it responds beautifully to a heavy pick or a light touch.

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Tortoise top binding
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gloss top
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 1/8" Bone nut
    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  14. Collings MTO mandolin with gloss top

    Collings MTO mandolin with gloss top

    Out of stock
    'Modern' oval hole sound with all the depth and richness you would want from an oval holed mandolin but with great volume, clarity and projection. It even has a good bluegrass chop, rare in oval holed mandolin and It also has the gloss top upgrade.

    Collings usual impeccable workmanship and beautiful woods, this is a stunning mandolin.

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    X-bracing
    Tortoise-style top binding
    Tortoise rosette and bound soundhole
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22 frets, neck joins the body at the 13th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    7"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 3/16" Bone nut
    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel or gold tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  15. Collings MT mandolin black gloss top & ivoroid binding

    Collings MT mandolin black gloss top & ivoroid binding

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous blacktop from the team in Texas! This beauty has the renowned Collings f hole sound, its very powerful with great chop and cut and a deep and warm resonant tone, only the best mandolins have both. It responds fantastically to a hard pick or the lightest touch, sweet and mellow or a bluegrass cannon, take your pick (pun intended).

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Ivoroid top binding
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gloss top
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 1/8" Bone nut
    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  16. Collings MT Mandolin - Cream Gloss Top, Purfling & Ivoroid Binding

    Collings MT Mandolin - Cream Gloss Top, Purfling & Ivoroid Binding

    £3,195.00
     
    In stock
    I like Collings cream top finish so much that I have ordered it for my custom mandola (and being greedy on a Girouard mandola as well). To use one of my favourite Clichés it sounds as good as it looks. Fantastic in all departments, rich, full and well defined in the bass department, sweet and warm in the mids and clear and rich trebles. A mandolin for all occasions and all styles.

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Ivoroid top binding

    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gloss top
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard

    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 1/8" Bone nut

    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge

    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  17. Old Wave A4 - Sunburst

    Old Wave A4 - Sunburst

    Out of stock
    This beauty has fantastic depth and warmth with very full and rich mids and trebles and clear, ringing trebles. Great for folk, old time and many more styles.

    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, Varnum estate (c.1980) curly maple sides/ back/neck, 12" radius ebony fretboard, peghead veneer and bridge, ivoroid binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 3/16” bison bone nut, Cumberland acoustic bridge, Grover tuners, sunburst lacquer finish TKL black hardshell case.

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  18. Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Traditional Sunburst

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    Absolutely gorgeous Yellowstone A4 in the beautiful traditional finish with a hand graduated and tuned Adirondack/red spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, ebony veneered tapered A headstock, tortoiseshell/ivoroid bound with ebony and black/ivoroid side accent lines, tortoise bound soundhole, MOP "The Weber" Script and MOP white and gold flower pot inlay, tortoise bound ebony radiussed fingerboard with a 1 1/8 inch nut width, MOP buds fret markers, dual action/adjustable bridge, tortoise bound body with black/ivoroid side accent lines, cast Weber nickel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, traditional Brekke bridge and deluxe hardshell case.

    It has rich and resonant basses with great sustain, warm complex mids and clear ringing trebles. A fantastic mandolin for folk and old time music with wonderful deep lows and enough volume to be heard.

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  19. Collings MT Mandola - Gloss Top

    Collings MT Mandola - Gloss Top

    Out of stock
    All the depth and warmth you would expect from a great mandola but with the legendary Collings definition and projection. Yes you can have it all, resonance and clarity in one package.

    Top Adirondack spruce
    Back/Sides/Neck Eastern flamed maple
    Soundhole F-holes
    Body Binding Tortoise (top)
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bracing Tone bars
    Bridge Ebony w/ Adjustable Saddle
    Fingerboard Ebony w/ MOP dots
    Nut 1 5/16"
    String Spacing 1 11/16"
    Neck Profile Rounded V
    Neck Joint Dovetail
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Truss Rod Fully Adjustable
    Peghead Veneer Ebony w/ MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Nickel Gotoh w/ black buttons
    Scale Length 15.9"
    Fingerboard Radius 7" - 15" compound
    Body Finish Satin nitrocellulose lacquer
    Pickguard None
    Tailpiece Collings original tailpiece
    Strings D'Addario EJ76 (.015" - .052")
    Case Deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  20. Collings MT Mandola - Black Gloss Top & Ivoroid Binding

    Collings MT Mandola - Black Gloss Top & Ivoroid Binding

    £3,775.00
     
    In stock
    All the depth and warmth you would expect from a great mandola but with the legendary Collings definition and projection. Yes you can have it all, resonance and clarity in one package.

    Top Adirondack spruce
    Back/Sides/Neck Eastern flamed maple
    Soundhole F-holes
    Body Binding Tortoise (top)
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bracing Tone bars
    Bridge Ebony w/ Adjustable Saddle
    Fingerboard Ebony w/ MOP dots
    Nut 1 5/16"
    String Spacing 1 11/16"
    Neck Profile Rounded V
    Neck Joint Dovetail
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Truss Rod Fully Adjustable
    Peghead Veneer Ebony w/ MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Nickel Gotoh w/ black buttons
    Scale Length 15.9"
    Fingerboard Radius 7" - 15" compound
    Body Finish Satin nitrocellulose lacquer
    Pickguard None
    Tailpiece Collings original tailpiece
    Strings D'Addario EJ76 (.015" - .052")
    Case Deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  21. Flinthills/Franzke F5 Special (used)

    Flinthills/Franzke F5 Special (used)

    Out of stock
    Used F5 special made by Mark Franzke before he changed the name to Franzke mandolins. Gorgeous Autumn brown gloss sunburst, single bound top and back, solid cast Allen tailpiece, tight tiger striped flamed maple back and sides and mother of pearl logo and headstok inlay. Its loud with powerful mids giving a great 'woof' of air from a chop chord, solid and woody bases and clear, well defined sharp trebles. Great for bluegrass, as mentioned, but it also has a richness in tone to make it a very versatile mandolin. With TKL case.

    It has some honest play wear but is structurally sound with no issues. Hence the amazing price, this is one heck of a lot of F5 for a tad under two grand.

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  22. Old Wave A5 Blackface wide neck Adirondack spruce/curly sugar maple - sold

    Old Wave A5 Blackface wide neck Adirondack spruce/curly sugar maple - sold

    Out of stock
    Bill made this one for me, its also to the same specs as Simon Mayor’s signature Vanden. Adirondack spruce top with red spruce tone bar bracing curly sugar maple 1 piece back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, ivoroid binding 1 3/16" nut width, medium sunburst lacquer finish, TKL tweed hardshell case.

    Unfortunately in these tough economic times it has to be up for sale. Please don't buy it!


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  23. Northfield F2S - Sunburst

    Northfield F2S - Sunburst

    Out of stock
    Northfield has gained a fantastic reputation over the last few years.

    Tone-wise it is identical to the amber F2S that sold the day after it arrived so I will use the same words. "It has the beautiful rich and deep tones you would want from an oval hole mandolin and great clarity and definition (thanks in part to the Adirondack top) so you have a very full tone and great note separation making it fantastic for most styles of playing, folk, classical and old time (it even has a decent chop for the bluegrassers). It plays very easily and has plenty of volume, responding extremely well to a light touch or a heavier pick.

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  24. Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)

    Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition 1921 H2 mandola, still with the original shine. All original; tuners, tuner pegs, pickguard and clamp, tailpiece and cover and bridge with a modern case.

    This one has that amazing vintage Gibson mandola tone, lots of deep and resonant bases with full mids and trebles and a little extra sparkle and crispness giving it very good projection.

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  25. Collings MTO Mandolin - Sheraton Brown Gloss Top

    Collings MTO Mandolin - Sheraton Brown Gloss Top

    Out of stock
    This is unbelievably loud. If you are looking for the richness and depth of a great oval hole mandolin and volume and power to match any f holed mandolin, look no further. This beauty has all the resonance and warmth you would expect from an oval holed mandolin but with great volume and projection.

    Add Collings' usual impeccable workmanship and beautiful woods and you have an amazing mandolin.

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    X-bracing
    Tortoise-style top binding
    Tortoise rosette and bound soundhole
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Unbound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22 frets, neck joins the body at the 13th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    7"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 3/16" Bone nut
    13 7/8" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel or gold tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
    Collings deluxe hardshell case by TKL

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  26. Pono MN-20SB Octave Mandolin - Mahogany Sunburst Satin Finish

    Pono MN-20SB Octave Mandolin - Mahogany Sunburst Satin Finish

    Out of stock
    A big and full sound with the warmth and richness of mahogany and the clarity of sitka spruce this is a great guitar bodied octave mandolin (GoM) for playing melody lines or chords for rythm playing. It is very light and responsive.

    Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, abalone rosette, and a hardshell case.

    23” scale length, 13 5/8” lower bout.




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  27. Pono MD-30 Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Gloss Finish

    Pono MD-30 Octave Mandolin - Rosewood Gloss Finish

    Out of stock
    This one has remarkable volume and projection for a small guitar bodied octave mandolin (GoM). It has all the luscious and deep bass notes you would expect from rosewood and superb clarity from the sitka spruce top. It has warm mids a bright trebles and plays beautifully in all fretboard positions.

    Sitka spruce top, rosewood back and sides, abalone rosette, and a hardshell case.

    21 3/8” scale length, 11 ¼” lower bout.


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  28. Collings Custom MT2 Mandola - Cream Gloss Top & Cream Pickguard

    Collings Custom MT2 Mandola - Cream Gloss Top & Cream Pickguard

    £5,175.00
     
    In stock
    Customised for TAMCO to my specifications, with incredible quilted maple back and sides, this is a very special mandola.

    All the depth and warmth you would expect from a great mandola but with the legendary Collings definition and projection. Yes you can have it all, resonance and clarity in one package. Mandolas don't get any better than this.

    Select Adirondack spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Ivoroid binding
    Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Bound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
    Ebony fingerboard
    Mortise and tenon neck joint
    22-frets, neck joins the body at the 15th fret
    V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
    5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
    1 11/16" Bone nut
    15.9" Scale length
    Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
    Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
    Fully adjustable truss rod
    Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
    Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
    Nickel tuners with black or pearl buttons
    Collings deluxe hardshell case

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  29. Gibson F4 1912 Mandolin (used)

    Gibson F4 1912 Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    1912 Gibson F4 with the wonderful Handel tuners. Red sunburst finish, bound 2-point body, carved spruce top, oval soundhole, triple ring rosette, fantastic flamed maple back and sides, later, adjustable ebony bridge, original tailpiece and cover and original case.

    This is a LOUD one and with mojo a plenty, similar to the one I sold to Peggy of the Fairports (see above). It has the classic F4 teens sound with amazing depth and resonance and lots of that full and warm tone. All present and correct, no issues. It plays beautifully all the way up the neck with low action.

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  30. Collings OO1 - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Collings OO1 - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous flamed maple, back sides and neck make this OO1 from Bill Collings look as stunning as it sounds. It has all the versatility, depth of tone and clarity of the mahogany OM with a little added sparkle. The OO is my favourite body size and this little beauty sits in the lap very comfortably for sofa noodling without losing hardly a tad in the volume and projection departments.

    Top Sitka spruce
    Back & Sides Flamed Maple
    Neck Flamed maple
    Body Binding Tortoise with b/w/b/w top purfling
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bridge Ebony pyramid-style with 2 5/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with MOP short dots
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot
    Nut Bone, 1 13/16"
    Saddle Bone, Drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered slotted square with volute
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Ebony with MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Backstrip 1-style (Walnut)
    Rosette b/w Purfling
    Scale Length 24 7/8"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Strings D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053")
    Case Deluxe Hardshell case by TKL
    Neck Profile


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  31. Wilborn OM - Adirondack & Figured Honduran Mahogany

    Wilborn OM - Adirondack & Figured Honduran Mahogany

    Out of stock


    This is my fifth guitar from Ben and its another stunner!

    Its loud, its rich, its full, its warm, it has great definition and projection, it has fantastic note separation from down low to the highest notes, its wonderful!

    Top - Adirondack Spruce
    Back & sides - Figured Honduran Mahogany
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.0mm
    Nut spacing - 7.4mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.1mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.6mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 2.25mm
    Lower bout width - 15 1/8"
    Upper bout width - 22.22"
    Body depth at base -3.94"

    Sunburst finish - Oval soundport - MoP logo - Curly maple purfling - Leopardwood bindings Ebony headstock veneer - Leopardwood rear headstock veneer - Curly maple/leopardwood backstrip - MoP position markers (with side dots) - Curly maple/leopardwood rosette - Ebony bridge - Schaller tuners - Gold tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  32. Clark Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Clark Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous sunburst guitar bodied octave mandolin, 20.25" scale, ebony tailpiece, bound ebony pickguard, ebony bridge, Adirondack Spruce top and Red Maple back and sides, bound in ivoroid with black/white purfling, varnish finish, abalone and MoP headstock inlay and it comes in a custom Ameritage case.

    The jazz guitar bodied octave mandolin seems to be the way to go, it has magical qualities, bass that I've not heard in other octaves, it is well defined and solid, if you like your octave mandolins jangly this is not for you. If you like a strong bass and lots of deep warm sound with great definition and projection it is perfect.


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  33. Gibson F4 1915 Mandolin (used)

    Gibson F4 1915 Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    1915 Gibson F4 with the wonderful Handel tuners. Red sunburst finish, bound 2-point body, carved spruce top, oval soundhole, triple ring rosette, fantastic one piece flamed maple back and sides, bridge (with later insert instead of the individual pieces) and later bone nut (the original pearl nut is in the case), original tailpiece and cover, pickguard and clamp and case.

    This one is in very fine condition with no issues whatsoever, ready and willing to go on for another century or two. It has the typical teens Gibson oval hole tone with very deep and rich bass notes, warm and full mids and clear/ringing trebles.. magic. And with the current pound/dollar exchange rate it is at a very good price.

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  34. Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    Out of stock
    Absolutely gorgeous Yellowstone A4 in the beautiful traditional sunburst finish with a hand graduated and tuned solid Adirondack/red spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, ebony veneered tapered A headstock, tortoiseshell/ivoroid bound with ebony and black/ivoroid side accent lines, tortoise bound soundhole, MOP "The Weber" Script and MOP white and gold flower pot inlay, tortoise bound ebony radiussed fingerboard with a 1 1/8 inch nut width, MOP buds fret markers, dual action/adjustable bridge, tortoise bound body with black/ivoroid side accent lines, cast Weber nickel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, traditional Brekke bridge and deluxe hardshell case.

    It has rich and resonant basses with great sustain, warm complex mids and clear ringing trebles. A fantastic mandolin for folk and old time music with a wonderful deep low and enough volume to be heard.

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  35. Gibson A4 1909 (used)

    Gibson A4 1909 (used)

    Out of stock
    This one has been around the block a few times but its all sound and plays well with low action and no issues. The back seem has an old cleated repair and there is a repaired crack.

    It has the much sought after and gorgeous Handel inlaid tuners, original pineapple tailpiece, some top flattening and an adjustable bridge. The case is also original but has seen better times (see photo).

    The sound is on the brighter side for an A4, it has some of the clarity of the snakehead sound. A great player, at this price it won't be around long.

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  36. Bourgeois Slope D Custom - Adirondack & Rosewood - Cutaway 2005 (used)

    Bourgeois Slope D Custom - Adirondack & Rosewood - Cutaway 2005 (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition slope D made in Dana's workshop in 2005.

    Adirondack and rosewood make for a very powerful guitar with endless headroom, huge basses, awesome warm and full mids and bright and loud trebles. Anyone who know Vo Fletcher it's previous owner will know that this is the kind of guitar that Vo goes for. Built for performance and filling a venue with great definition and projection it also responds very well to a gentler approach.

    Pickup in the photos not included.

    Adirondack spruce top
    Indian rosewood back and sides
    Sunburst finish
    Snakehead headstock
    Soft cutaway
    25.5 " scale
    1 23/32"" nut width
    2 3/16" string spacing at saddle
    15 13/16" lower bout
    Ebony headstock veneer
    Triple ivoroid bindings
    Marquetry back strip
    Concentric circles rosette
    Bone nut and saddle
    Ebony fretboard
    Ebony belly bridge
    Abalone inlaid logo
    Abalone custom fretboard inlay
    Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons
    Bone bridge pins
    Tortoise pickguard
    TKL hardshell case

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  37. Eastman 605 - A Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Eastman 605 - A Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Out of stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £969, including pro set-up.

    The 605 comes with a K&K twin internal pickup.

    The 605 has hand carved all solid woods, with flamed maple back and sides, nickel hardware, triple bound front and back and single bound headstock and a solid cast tailpiece. It's got the cut and chop beloved of bluegrass players with good balance and warmth for all styles of music. With hardshell case. Classic finish.


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  38. Collings D2H acoustic guitar - sold

    Collings D2H acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    This beauty has the classic rosewood dreadnought sound, it is very deep, warm and resonant with lots of headroom and great projection. The bass notes are very well defined with rich and complex mids and clear/sharp trebles. It has fantastic volume and definition, add Collings incredible workmanship and you will struggle to find a rosewood dread to match this beauty.


    Top Sitka spruce
    Back & Sides E. Indian rosewood
    Lower Bout Width 15 5/8"
    Neck Honduran mahogany
    Body Binding Ivoroid with herringbone purfling
    Fingerboard Binding None
    Peghead Binding None
    Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with abalone long diamond & squares
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with MOP dot
    Nut Bone, 1 11/16"
    Saddle Bone, Drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered square with volute
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Stained Exotic Ebony with MOP Collings Logo
    Tuners Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Backstrip 2-style (Zipper)
    Rosette iv/tort/iv & b/w purflings
    Scale Length 25 1/2"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Strings D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"- .056")
    Case Deluxe Hardshell case by TKL

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  39. Heiden F standard - sold

    Heiden F standard - sold

    Out of stock
    Another stunning F5 from Michael, it has a red spruce top, beautiful one piece sugar maple back and sugar maple sides. Finished with a buffed varnish topcoat, abalone headstock inlay, ivoroid top and back binding and a radiussed Ebony fretboard that is twenty eight millimetres at the bone nut and has twenty one medium frets. Nickel James engraved tailpiece, Ebony finger rest/pick guard and an Ebony bridge. With hard case.

    This is a true cannon. It has incredible volume, projection and clarity AND richness, depth and resonance. It takes a great luthier to get these qualities in the same instrument. It will chop and bark for the bluegrass player, howl for the blues man, sing sweet for the balladeer and respond willingly to any other style.

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  40. Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)

    Collings OM3 Custom 2014 (used)

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous Custom Collings OM3. Fantastic rich and full tone with beautiful warm and full base notes, luscious mids and clear, well defined trebles.

    It has great balance and amazing projection, great for fingerstyle and much more.

    In excellent condition with a couple of lacquer dents in the base.



    Top Sitka spruce
    Back & Sides Mountain Cedar
    Neck Honduran mahogany
    Body Binding Ivoroid with b/w/b/w/b purfling
    Fingerboard Binding .060" ivoroid
    Peghead Binding .100" ivoroid with b/w purfling
    Bridge Ebony belly-style with 2 3/16" spacing
    Fingerboard Ebony with no inlay
    Bridge Pins/End Pin Ebony with abalone dot
    Nut Bone, 1 11/16"
    Saddle Bone, drop-in
    Neck Profile Modified V
    Peghead Profile Tapered square with volute
    Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
    Truss Rod Fully adjustable
    Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
    Peghead Veneer Stained Exotic Ebony with MOP Collings logo
    Tuners Gold Waverly (16:1 ratio)
    Backstrip 3-style (Chevron)
    Rosette Abalone
    Scale Length 25 1/2"
    Brace Material Sitka spruce
    Brace Pattern Pre-war scalloped X-brace
    Fingerboard Radius 14" - 26" compound
    Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
    Neck Finish High gloss polyester resin
    Pickguard Tortoise
    Strings D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053")
    Case Hiscox

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  41. Nugget A5 Deluxe - sold

    Nugget A5 Deluxe - sold

    Out of stock
    I can still remember the first conversation I had with Mike (Kemnitzer, Mr. Nugget). I nearly fell over when he said he would like to have some mandolins here at TAMCO. I have just about recovered but am feeling a little unwieldy again. It is a privilege to have a mandolin here by one of the legendary contemporary luthiers. As well as looking like it should cost twice as much the sound is superlative. The note separation and clarity is off the scale,. the depth and quality of tone is something I haven't heard before.. It has volume and subtlety, bark, bite and sweetness.

    Spruce top, quilted maple back and sides, French polished oil varnish finish, dark curly koa wood binding with maple purfling, 22 fret curved fingerboard, ebony Koa bound pick-guard, Nugget crest inlay with logo, silver plated Waverly tuners with ebony buttons, silver plated hardware, Calton case.

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  42. Franzke A5 Blonde

    Franzke A5 Blonde

    Out of stock
    Stunning blonde A5 from Mark with an Adirondack top, flamed maple back and sides, ebony fretboard and Cumberland Acoustics bridge, James tailpiece, Golden age tuners, adjustable carbon fibre truss rod and a hard case.

    This is my kind of f hole sound, rich and full with plenty of bark and chop. Great for bluegrass but with the depth and complexity of tone for many other styles.

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  43. Old Wave A5

    Old Wave A5

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    This is a beauty and a beast, it is very loud. If you like your A5s to be very full with lots of warmth and depth this is the one. The chop has great volume and what I think of as a musical rather than percussive tone.

    Lutz spruce top (milled 2005) with red spruce spruce tone bar bracing, Varnum estate birdseye maple (milled 1979), 12" radius macassar ebony fretboard, pickguard, and peghead veneer, ivoroid celluloid binding, abalone position dots and wave inlay, 1 1/8 bison bone nut, grover tuners, dark buckskin lacquer finish over shellac.



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  44. Weber Gallatin A5 - A Style - F Hole

    Weber Gallatin A5 - A Style - F Hole

    Out of stock
    Fantastic value A5 from the Weber team. The Gallatin mandolins are designed to get a great sounding mandolin at the best possible price. It has no bindings and satin finish, it looks great and is tone bar braced. It has a Weber solid cast tailpiece, traditional Brekke bridge, radiussed Ebony fingerboard, dual action adjustable truss rod, nickel Grover tuners and comes with a deluxe hardshell case.

    It has a very punchy f hole sound. Plenty of power and volume for the bluegrass chop with depth and enough resonance to make it a great all-rounder.


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  45. Franzke A5

    Franzke A5

    Out of stock
    It has a very balanced sound with full basses, rich and complex mids and clear, ringing trebles. The chop is what I refer to as 'musical' plenty of power and cut but with warmth and richness. Great for bluegrass and almost any other style of playing.

    Top Engelmann Spruce
    Back/Sides Red Maple
    Fretboard Ebony
    Inlay Reconstituted Stone
    Bindings Maple/black/maple
    Truss rod Fixed double carbon fiber
    Tailpiece James engraved
    Bridge Bill James
    Tuners Golden Age
    Finish French polished Spirit Varnish
    Frets Gold EVO
    Case Guardian molded

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  46. Weber Bitterroot A5 Octave Mandolin - A Style - F Hole

    Weber Bitterroot A5 Octave Mandolin - A Style - F Hole

    £3,895.00
     
    In stock
    Fantastic rich and full sounding octave mandolin with 20" scale making it very easy to play. It has great resonance and warmth and depth of tone with excellent definition and projection from the lowest to highest notes.

    A5 style octave mandolin with hand graduated spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides. 20" scale length and 1 3/8" nut with a traditional Brekke bridge (adjustable under tension). The top is bound, the fretboard is radiussed and bound ebony and it has a solid/cast stainless steel tailpiece, dual action truss rod, Grover tuners, Celtic knot and 'Weber' headstock design and a custom hard case.




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  47. Weber Gallatin A5 Mandocello - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Weber Gallatin A5 Mandocello - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Out of stock
    The deep rumble with a little extra definition form the f holes. This is a fantastic value carved top and back ( 'bluegrass' ) mandocello.

    Hand graduated and tuned solid spruce top, hand scalloped spruce tone bars braced, mahogany back and sides, MOP 'Weber' script peghead inlay, black bound ebony radiused fretboard, 24 ¾ inches scale length, 1 5/8 inch nut width, MOP large diamonds fretboard inlay, dual action/adjustable truss rod, cast Weber stainless steel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, original Brekke bridge and a deluxe hardshell case (now with stickers).

    In very good condition with a clear pickguard added over a finger mark.




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  48. Girouard A5

    Girouard A5

    Out of stock
    Another amazing mandolin from Max and Lauri. It has a fantastic chop for bluegrassers with great volume and lots of depth and warmth in the basses and mids, making it a great all-rounder, fantastic for anything from classical to old time music and bluegrass.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back/sides/neck, Macassar ebony fretboard and peghead overlay, compound radius fretboard, evo gold fretwire, bone nut, Girouard ebony bridge Rubner tuners and TKL hardshell case.



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  49. Lebeda A5 (used)

    Lebeda A5 (used)

    Out of stock
    Lebeda A5 with original case, ebony armrest, custom inlay and in excellent condition. Built in 2000.

    It has fantastic power and volume with a great chop, warm mids and clear trebles. Great for bluegrass and with the depth and fullnes of tone for other styles.

    Spruce top and gorgeous quilted maple back and sides.

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  50. Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition, was £3795.

    This is Weber's top of the line A mandolin. Its a stunner and features a hand graduated and tuned solid Red Spruce/Adirondack top, hand scalloped spruce tone bars, flamed maple back and sides, "The Weber" script in MOP and Fern inlay in Abalone, cast Weber gold tailpiece, gold Grover tuners, Traditional Brekke Bridge and comes in a deluxe rectangular case.

    Its a Fern F5 without the strap hanger and around three grand less but has 'the sound', its punchy with enough chop to lay low a few ban*os, with a sweet and sublime power. A gentler approach yields a very sweet, rich and warm sound with great separation and balance. This is a truly outstanding all-rounder.

    Whether hunting ban*oes or serenading, this beauty will be a faithful and willing accomplice.

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  51. Weber Bitterroot A5 - A Style - F Hole

    Weber Bitterroot A5 - A Style - F Hole

    Out of stock
    Beautiful A5 Bitterroot with flame maple back and sides, spruce top, radiussed ebony fretboard and Brekke bridge, tone bar braced, 1 1/8" nut width, cast Weber stainless steel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, dual action adjustable truss rod and custom hard case. The Bitterroot is our best selling F5 and this gem sounds just as good for quite a lot less, lacking what the Americans call a thousand dollar strap hanger but nothing else, it has huge volume and clarity making it a bluegrass monster, but with depth and subtlety too for other styles, a great sounding and looking mandolin at a great price.

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  52. Ellis A5 Deluxe (used)

    Ellis A5 Deluxe (used)

    Out of stock
    Another stunning mandolin from Tom. Adirondack top, flamed maple back and sides, triple bound top, back and pickguard, ebony fretboard with 28.5 mm nut width, ebony bridge, engraved James tailpiece, abalone headstock inlay and a TKL case. The sound is incredible, loud and full with that incredible mid range pop that only the best f hole mandolins have. It is remarkably responsive, one of the loudest chops I've heard but sweet and resonant when asked.

    In excellent condition with some light playing marks.




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  53. Girouard A5 Quilted Maple (used)

    Girouard A5 Quilted Maple (used)

    Out of stock
    Max and Lauri pull it off again, a stunning A5 with spectacular quilted maple back and sides and fantastic tone. Lots of the signature Girouard sound, thick and full with great bass, warm mids and clear bell-like trebles, plus plenty of volume and cut for the bluegrassers out there. A very fine mandolin for all styles.

    Sitka spruce top, quilted maple back and sides, bone nut, radiused macassar ebony fretboard, macassar ebony headstock veneer, Cumberland Acoustics ebony bridge, Grover tuners and a Travelite case.

    In excellent condition.

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  54. Collings/Waterloo WL-M Mandolin

    Collings/Waterloo WL-M Mandolin

    £2,199.00
     
    In stock
    There has been a lot of excited talk about the Collings Waterloo mandolins, stateside and here.

    You won't find better value. It has a fantastic rich and full tone with great looks.

    From Collings:-

    With origins dating back to the turn of the 20th century, flat-backed mandolins have long been a mainstay of Americana, country, blues, swing and a variety of other traditional styles. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the WL-M would eventually find its way into the Waterloo catalog! Featuring an elegant pear-shaped body and round soundhole, the WL-M has a clear and distinctive voice with ringing sustain, creamy mid-range, and enough front-end bite to cut through any ensemble mix.

    The WL-M is constructed with all solid woods and in a ladder-braced design, which contributes to its dry and articulate vintage chime. Other key features that set the WL-M apart from other Depression-era mandolins are its fully-adjustable truss rod and compound fingerboard radius, allowing for modern day playability and setup flexibility over the life of the instrument. Whether you’re a devoted mandolinist or a guitar player simply looking to branch out into new sonic territory, the WL-M will not disappoint!

    Hardshell TKL case included.

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  55. Old Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted Maple

    Old Wave A4 - Golden Amber Quilted Maple

    Out of stock
    Isn't this a stunner? It has a little more brightness than the sunburst A4 that it came in with but still with plenty of warmth and depth, just a little more projection and clarity. Its strokes for folks time...

    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, quilted maple sides/neck back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, quilted maple peghead veneer, tortoise binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 3/16” bison bone nut, Cumberland acoustic bridge, Grover tuners, golden amber lacquer finish, TKL black hardshell case.

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  56. Gibson A4 Snakehead 1924 (used)

    Gibson A4 Snakehead 1924 (used)

    Out of stock
    Gibson A-4 snakehead 1924, sunburst finish, two-piece back of gorgeous American maple with beautiful figure, adjustable truss-rod, adjustable bridge, Virzi Tone Producer, completely original, overall excellent condition but for one repaired hairline top crack from bridge to binding, original hard case.

    This beauty is one of the best snakes I've heard, as loud as an F5 and with the oval hole sound but pumped up with fantastic clarity and separation. The A2Z snakehead is widely regarded as best of the snakeheads for tone but the A4 snakehead has all the pop of an A2Z but with more depth and resonance.

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  57. Gibson A4 Red Burst 1915 (used)

    Gibson A4 Red Burst 1915 (used)

    Out of stock
    Double bound body, red sunburst on spruce top, bound oval soundhole, 3 ring rosette, mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 24 frets (professional re-fret), original tailpiece cover and bridge, fleur-de-lis and logo inlays, 4-on-a-plate tuners with Handel inlaid tuner buttons. In excellent condition with low action.

    It sounds fantastic, lots of that great vintage gibbo tone with solid bases, sweet mids and clear trebles.

    With original case (not the modern one shown in the photos).

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  58. Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)

    £4,395.00
     
    In stock
    Another amazing octave mandolin from Bill. Colorado engelmann spruce top (milled 1997) with red spruce spruce x bracing, Vermont mamaple (milled 2006) 2 piece back, 16" radius macassar ebony fretboard, bridge, pickguard, and peghead veneer, ivoroid celluloid binding, abalone position dots and wave inlay, 1 3/8 bison bone nut, grover tuners, sunburst lacquer finish over shella, Mangan custom 48-34-23-13 strings, tweed hardshell case.

    I have only ever owned two octave mandolins personally, both made by Mr. Bussmann.To use one of my favourite cliches again it sounds as good as it looks. Well defined bass (not a common feature on octave mandolins) with depth and resonance, warm and complex mids with clear and strong trebles... fantastic.

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    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
  59. Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Out of stock
    A wonderful fingerstyle instrument from Ohio luthier Brock Poling. Light, warm and responsive with a beautifully carved neck that fades from a matt finish to a gloss when it meets the headstock.


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    * Highly figured black walnut back and sides
    * AAAA western red cedar top
    * 25 ½” scale
    * 1 3/4” nut
    * 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    * 15” lower bout
    * Soundhole bound with rosewood
    * Rosewood/red abalone rosette
    * Rosewood bindings
    * Rosewood end graft
    * Maple purfling
    * Bone bridge pins
    * Bone saddle
    * Bone nut
    * Neck; mahogany/rosewood veneer/mahogany w dual carbon fibre rods
    * MoP headstock inlay
    * Rosewood backstrip
    * Fingerboard Madagascar rosewood, bound in matching rosewood
    * Fingerboard radius 14"
    * No fingerboard markers
    * No pickguard
    * Waverly tuners
    * Custom Ameritage climate controlled case

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    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold
  60. Northfield Octave Mandolin in Maple

    Northfield Octave Mandolin in Maple

    £4,975.00
     
    In stock
    With a 22" scale length this is a very easy playing octave mandolin. The tone is rich and full with great projection.

    Here is what Northfield have to say about it.

    In creating our octave mandolin, we’ve pulled together a variety of specs and influences to create something with a unique voice and aesthetic. We found inspiration in vintage archtop and tenor guitars.

    The ergonomics and size of the instrument needed to be considered carefully to not only ensure incredible sound, but also be comfortable for a mandolin player—this was often overlooked when it came to guitar bodied octave mandolins. The scale length and fretting hand stretch is always a consideration with octave mandolins, but equally important for comfortable playing is how the right arm reaches around the body of the instrument. The dimensions and flat back of our octave mandolin body yield something quite different than what is found on the market today.

    As a reference we looked at C2 and C4 Martin guitars from the 1930s—these instruments were archtop guitars based on the body frame of a flat top guitar. We were able to get our hands on two original tops which had been removed from these Martin models by our good friend Joe Konkoly, head of the world renowned Elderly Instruments repair shop. Joe is a master luthier specializing in large jobs like converting the 30’s era Martin archtops to flattops as desired by many modern day players. While the Martin archtops are largely overlooked amongst other vintage examples, we recognized some very unique and desirable design qualities. They had a very unusual geometry to the arching of the top as well as the graduation. This arching, particularly the high peak of the arch running down the center of the instrument, yields a vibrant high end frequency response quite suitable for the octave mandolin. Increasing the volume of the instrument while keeping the balance and the articulation across all the strings was very important to us.

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  61. Eastman 515 - F Style - F Hole

    Eastman 515 - F Style - F Hole

    £1,149.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £1149, including pro set-up.

    An amazing value F5 in hand carved all solid woods, spruce and maple, solid cast tailpiece, triple bound top, single bound neck, ebony fingerboard, nickel fittings. Fantastic value and a banjo killer too, lots of volume, bark and chop for bluegrass and warmth and depth for other styles . With hardshell case. Classic finish.


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  62. Eastman 604 - A Style - Oval Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Eastman 604 - A Style - Oval Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    £969.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £969, including pro set-up.

    The 604 comes with a K&K twin internal pickup.

    All solid spruce/flamed maple A style, oval hole with triple binding on top, back and single bound headstock, nickel fittings, including Schaller tuners and a solid cast tailpiece, ebony fingerboard. Lovely bass and balance with clear mids and trebles. With hardshell case. Classic finish.



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  63. Eastman 615 - F Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Eastman 615 - F Style - F Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    £1,499.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £1499, including pro set-up.

    The 615 comes with a K&K twin internal pickup. It sounds great plugged in.

    An all solid woods spruce/flamed maple hand made, hand carved F5. Triple bound top, back and single bound headstock, solid cast tailpiece, Schaller tuners, plenty of bark and chop, and projection and volume to battle those ba*jos for bluegrass players and depth and warmth for other styles. With fitted violin style hard-shell case. Classic finish.

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  64. Eastman 505 - A Style - F Hole

    Eastman 505 - A Style - F Hole

    £799.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £799, including pro set-up.

    Unbelievable value, solid spruce, hand carved top, solid maple (hand carved) back and sides, and solid cast tailpiece, triple bound top, unbound back. Great tone, good resonance and plenty of the bluegrass bark and chop, great for bluegrass and other playing styles. With hardshell case. Classic finish.


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  65. Eastman 614 - F Style - Oval Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    Eastman 614 - F Style - Oval Hole - K&K Twin Internal Pickup

    £1,499.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £1499, including pro set-up.

    The 614 comes with a K&K twin internal pickup.

    All solid, spruce and flamed maple with black/diamond rosette, ebony fingerboard, nickel fittings, solid tailpiece and Schaller tuners, triple bound front and back and single bound headstock. Lots of deep and resonant oval hole sound with strong mids and ringing trebles. Comes with violin style fitted rectangular hard-shell case.

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  66. Eastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    Eastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    Out of stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £799, including pro set-up.

    When I started TAMCO back in 2001, I never thought I would be able to offer a bluegrass mandolin (by this I mean carved top and back not F5) of this quality for such a price. All solid woods, hand carved top and back and solid cast tailpiece. It has lots of bass and sustain, with rich mids and clear trebles. With hardshell case. Classic finish.

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  67. Campanella Due 2007 (used)

    Campanella Due 2007 (used)

    Out of stock
    I am not expecting my fist mandolin from Joe until September 2017 so having this preview is fantastic.

    I now know why Joe has gained such an incredible reputation, the Due model is his signature mandolin. It has remarkable presence and depth of tone with a richness that is quite stunning. This is a fantastic all-rounder with plenty of volume and a great chop for bluegrass players and great warmth and resonance for other styles.

    With Waverly tuners, James tailpiece and Calton case. The new price will be over £7500.

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  68. Chasson Jumbo - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Chasson Jumbo - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Out of stock
    I'm speechless.. well almost. I've heard and seen a lot of great guitars here at TAMCO, and on my travels over the last ten years or so, and this is one of the most beautiful ever.

    I think a lot of players have an ideal sound in their heads for different styles of guitar. This matches my idea of how a Jumbo should sound....perfectly.

    It is big and loud with fantastic balance and focus, the depth and richness of tone is stunning. Nothing washes about causing unwanted harmonics and overtones, it's just great!

    Top - Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Flamed Western Maple
    Neck - Khaya
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case made in Costa Rica

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.0
    Neck profile - C/D
    Nut width - 44.9mm
    Nut spacing - 76mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.6mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.5mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.25mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.5mm
    Lower bout width - 17"
    Upper bout width - 12.4"
    Body depth at base - 4.72"

    Adjustable action - MoP logo - Ebony top border - Ebony bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - MoP dot position markers (with side dots) - Ebony segmented rosette - Ebony fretboard - Ebony bridge - Schertler open tuners - Ebony tuner buttons -
    Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  69. Schwartz Oracle - Bearclaw Sitka & East Indian Rosewood

    Schwartz Oracle - Bearclaw Sitka & East Indian Rosewood

    Out of stock


    Its hard to know what to say sometimes when such amazing guitars arrive. I am shocked that Sheldon's work isn't more widely known.

    This is an original and wonderful work of art. I'm am fond of commenting on how great luthiers can combine qualities that otherwise might be considered mutually exclusive. Well Sheldon has pulled it off in achieving the big sound that you might expect from a sitka/rosewood sixteen inch guitar of this quality with remarkable individual note clarity and balance.

    Players in smaller rooms won't need amplification, neither will those who play with a soft touch - finger tips not nails for instance - lack any response or tonal character. Its big and beautiful and soft and mellow, a guitar that will respond to all moods and playing styles. Brilliant!

    Top - Bear Claw Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - East Indian Rosewood
    Neck - Five piece mahogany, Peruvian walnut and curly maple
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Workhorse carbon copy case

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 45.3mm
    Nut spacing - 7.4mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.7mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.6mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.4mm
    Lower bout width - 16"
    Upper bout width - 12.01"
    Body depth at base - 4.53"

    Bent wood/drop top style arm rest - Cutaway with an access bevel - Lacewood logo - Cherry and black pear purfling - Black walnut bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Black walnut rear headstock veneer - Glow in the dark side dots - Ebony pinless bridge - Gotoh 510 tuners - Black tuner buttons - Black Tusq nut and saddle - Clear pickguard

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  70. Eastman 315 - F Style - F Hole

    Eastman 315 - F Style - F Hole

    £775.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £775, including pro set-up.

    The usual Eastman build quality and tone but with a satin finish, pressed tailpiece and a gigbag.

    Unbelievable value, solid spruce, hand carved top, solid maple (hand carved) back and sides, and pressed tailpiece, unbound back. Great tone, good resonance and plenty of the bluegrass bark and chop, great for bluegrass and other playing styles. With gigbag.


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  71. Eastman 304 - A Style - Oval Hole

    Eastman 304 - A Style - Oval Hole

    £529.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £529, including pro set-up.

    Unbelievable value, solid spruce, hand carved top, solid maple (hand carved) back and sides, and solid cast tailpiece, bound top, unbound back. Classic oval sound hole tone, with lots of deep basses, resonant mids and clear trebles. With gigbag.


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  72. Eastman 305 - A Style - F Hole

    Eastman 305 - A Style - F Hole

    £529.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £529, including pro set-up.

    Classic Eastman tone and build quality with a satin finish, pressed tailpiece and a gigbag.

    Unbelievable value, solid spruce, hand carved top, solid maple (hand carved) back and sides, unbound back. Great tone, solid bass notes, rich mids, clear trebles and plenty of the bluegrass bark and chop, great for bluegrass and other playing styles.


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  73. Eastman 314 Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole

    Eastman 314 Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole

    £775.00
     
    In stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £775, including pro set-up.

    The usual Eastman build quality and tone but with a satin finish, pressed tailpiece and a gigbag.

    Unbelievable value, solid spruce, hand carved top, solid maple (hand carved) back and sides, and pressed tailpiece, unbound back. Great oval hole tone with good resonance and deep basses, warm mids and clear trebles.


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  74. Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)

    Gibson A1 Mandolin 1908 (used)

    Out of stock
    This is an early Gibson A style mandolin with "pumpkin" top and Orville Gibson's picture on the label. The mandolin has the first version of the elevated pickguard but it is missing the clamp. The tailpiece cover is the earliest version that is a bit more ornate. The original bridge height is a full 3/4". The finish is great and the top is fully arched with no sinking. This a great playing antique instrument. Classic vintage Gibbo tone, lots of that wonderful deep and resonant bass, warm and sweet mids and clear trebles.

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  75. Smart 'Comma' Mandolin (used)

    Smart 'Comma' Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    If has Lawrence's legendary craftsmanship and a very clear tone with fantastic definition and projection.

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  76. Petros FS - Redwood & Figured Claro Walnut 2008 (used)

    Petros FS - Redwood & Figured Claro Walnut 2008 (used)

    Out of stock
    A wonderful Petros Ultralite. Beautiful sweet tone and as light as a feather! This is a very responsive guitar with great warmth and complexity, deep lush bass notes, very characterful mids and sweet and clear trebles. It plays like a dream with great balance and projection.

    Redwood top
    Figured Claro walnut back and sides
    Butternut neck
    25 1/2" scale
    1 25/32" nut width
    2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    14 5/8" lower bout
    Figured Claro walnut headstock veneer
    Bolivian rosewood bindings
    Amboyna burl purflings
    Bolivian rosewood back strip
    Amboyna burl rosette
    Bone nut and saddle
    Ebony fretboard
    Ebony bridge
    Abalone inlaid logo
    Abalone dot position markers
    Gotoh tuners
    Bolivian rosewood tuner buttons
    Clear pickguard
    TKL American Vintage Series with moisture controll case


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  77. Phoenix Select 2015 (used)

    Phoenix Select 2015 (used)

    Out of stock
    Phoenix mandolins are always very light and responsive, you can feel them resonating as you get them out of the case!

    It has a very full tone with fantastic volume and complexity. It has plenty of oomph for the bluegrass players with a deep and full, loud chop and responds excellently to the heaviest pick or the lightest touch. It barks or sings sweetly, doing whatever you ask of it. A very versatile and wonderful mandolin.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back and sides and a Hiscox case.

    Signed by Rolfe Gerhardt, in excellent condition, made in 2015. Save £600 on the new price.


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  78. Lyon and Healy Style A (used)

    Lyon and Healy Style A (used)

    Out of stock
    A classic mandolin for classical players and much more. This one is in excellent shape with the much coveted tailpiece and cover and the original case. Made for Washburn (it has Lyon and Healy on the tailpiece, Washburn on the label) in 1936 it is all original including the case.

    The tone is very rich and sweet with great subtlety and depth and character and it plays beautifully.

    From the Mandolin Cafe. "...some of their [Lyon and Healy] better quality instruments bore the Washburn brand name which was a division of Lyon and Healy.

    Lyon and Healy Style A (used)Lyon and Healy Style A (used)Lyon and Healy Style A (used)


  79. Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)

    Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)

    Out of stock
    This beautiful Traditional OM from James has a non standard Adirodack top. James has exceeded his usual standards with this one. It has a depth of tone that shouldn't come out of a relatively small body, rich and sweet but well balanced with good definition and plenty of volume.

    In excellent condition.

    With Baggs Anthem pickup.

    Body Width 15"
    Body Depth 4-1/4"
    Neck Width 1-3/4"
    Bracing X-Brace
    Number of Frets 20
    Neck Material Honduran Mahogany
    Neck Finish Satin Urethane
    Body Finish Glossy Urethane
    Brand of Strings Elixir Phosphor Bronze
    Pickguard Tor-Tis Pattern
    Back/Side Wood Indian Rosewood
    Top Wood Adirondack spruce
    Binding Maple
    Edge Trim Herringbone Ebony/Maple
    Peghead Overlay Ebony
    Fretboard Wood Ebony
    Fretboard Binding Maple
    Bridge Pins Blacklip MOP Inlaid Boxwood
    Tuners Waverly Vintage Nickel
    Tuner Buttons Ivoroid
    Peghead Inlay Blacklip MOP Logo
    Fretboard Inlay Notched MOP Squares
    Rosette Material Herringbone Wood Marquetry
    Nut/Saddle Bone
    Backstrip Style Chevron Wood Marquetry
    Cedar Creek Case



    Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)Goodall Traditional OM - Adirondack & Rosewood (used)


  80. Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)

    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)

    £5,495.00
     
    In stock
    Weber's top of the range F5, Adirondack/red spruce top, beautiful fern headstock inlay, spectacular flamed maple back and sides, radiussed fretboard, tone bar braced and a Weber hard case. Recently re-finished by Weber.

    It has lovely dark bass and warm middles with clear trebles, a very full and rich tone with great playability and fantastic response from the lightest touch to a heavy pick. Plenty of cut and chop for bluegrass players and others wanting to be heard with depth and complexity making it great for anything from folk to classical. A superb all-round mandolin.




    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole (used)
  81. Gibson F4 1918

    Gibson F4 1918

    Out of stock
    Sold to Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention.

    1918 F4 that's seen some action. It structurally sound all round, with original tuners with the fantastic Handel buttons, original tailpiece and cover, later adjustable bridge and a modern shaped hardshell case.

    I love its well worn look and it sounds terrific, its warm and full with plenty of volume. A great price for a wonderful piece of history that has many a year of entertainment in it yet for players and audiences.

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  82. Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish Finish

    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish Finish

    £7,695.00
     
    In stock
    Weber's top of the range F5, Adirondack/red spruce top, spirit varnish finish, beautiful fern headstock inlay, spectacular flamed maple back and sides, radiussed fretboard, tone bar braced and a Weber hard case.

    It has lovely dark bass and warm middles with clear trebles, a very full and rich tone with great playability and fantastic response from the lightest touch to a heavy pick. Plenty of cut and chop for bluegrass players and others wanting to be heard with depth and complexity making it great for anything from folk to classical. A superb all-round mandolin.




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    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish Finish
    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish Finish
    Weber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish FinishWeber Fern F5 - F Style - F Hole - Varnish Finish
  83. Phoenix Select

    Phoenix Select

    Out of stock
    Another superlative Phoenix mandolin. Phoenix mandolins are always very light and responsive, you can feel them resonating as you get them out of the case!

    This beauty has a very full tone with fantastic volume and complexity. It has plenty of oomph for the bluegrass players with a deep and full, loud chop and responds excellently to the heaviest pick or the lightest touch. It barks or sings sweetly, doing whatever you ask of it. A very versatile and wonderful mandolin.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back and sides and a Hiscox case.


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  84. Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    A few shots from my visit to Mike's workshop.

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  85. Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015

    Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015


    This will be the fourth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    The idea started out as a meet for owners of Ervin Somogyi and his apprentices guitars. Then I remembered that I was due a guitar from Ray Kraut soon. So Ray will be bringing a guitar and giving a talk.

    I am hoping many of you with guitars by Ervin and his apprentices will come along with your guitars and compare and contrast! I am planning to video the event and will continue with the owners meet in my house on the Sunday of there is enough interest. Non owners welcome too!

    I should have Somogyi apprentices guitars in stock from Ray, Leo Buendia, Hiroshi Ogino and Michi Matsuda.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickest available.

    This was a fantastic success, enjoyed by all. Many thanks to Ray





    Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015
  86. Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    This was another huge success. Many thanks to Jeff for a fantastic day and a very interesting talk.

    This will be the fifth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer, Ray Kraut and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    Jeff will be bringing the next TAMCO guitar, specs still to be decided, let me know if you have any ideas. He is keen to discuss your requirements and take orders.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickets available.






    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016
  87. Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    We all had a great time and immensely enjoyed Ervin's visit. I've known him for a while now since living at his workshop for three days. He give many fascinating insights into guitar building and was his usual very entertaining self.




    Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014
  88. Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Following the great success of Ervin Somogyi's visit I decided to offer a Legendary Luthiers series of visits to TAMCO. Legends in contemporary guitar luthiery don't get any bigger than Linda Manzer.

    The visit was a great success. It was an honour to have Linda and Peggy White here. After a few hours chatting in the shop we all went over to Bom Bane's Café where Linda gave a wonderful slide show and Jane (Bom Bane) provided a fantastic spread of delicious food. It really was a privilege to hear Linda tell her story I'm I am over the moon to have one of her guitars in stock.

    I'm hoping to have Linda's close friend Grit Laskin and Jeff Traugott over in 2015.




    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014
  89. Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    I found myself in Cedar City Utah on holiday so couldn't miss a visit to Steve's workshop. I had a great time talking shop with Steve, here's some photos.

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    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop
  90. Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)

    Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)

    Out of stock
    A very rare opportunity to get a used big Mon in excellent condition. Save £1000 on the new price.

    The Northfield Big Mon has been creating quite a stir. It has a big fat tone with fantastic volume and projection. Created as the ideal bluegrass hoss (or cannon if you prefer) it has great depth and richness of tone to take on pretty well any style, with great responsiveness from the lightest touch to the heaviest attack with a thick pick.

    From the Northfield website. "Our "Big Mon" Mandolin is something we created in our shop. In an effort to try and create a little more mid range and bass response, with a nice airy sound, we developed this model to have a distinct voice. Here's what we did..

    The "Big Mon" body style is just slightly different than the standard size. We've increased the width of the body, at its widest point, by 5mm. We've also adjusted the depth/width of the sides a little in a few places. Everything is in proportion to this change, so it results in a slightly larger body overall. It's not very noticeable unless you compare it directly to another standard size by lining them up back to back."

    Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)Northfield Big Mon F5 Engelmann top (used)


  91. Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Out of stock
    Lynn makes very few of his A-1 model to a basic spec, no variations. I originally bought it from Lynn, he told me that he enjoys making these once in a while because he doesn’t have to work to other people’s requirements. It still has the 'Dude' sound, they don't come any better, volume and subtlety, richness and clarity, projection and intimacy, its has it all. And I think it looks amazing.

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    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)Dudenbostel A-1 (used)
  92. Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    William (Grit) Laskin is legendary for his inlays. He is a VERY entertaining speaker covering his part in the development of the soundport and arm bevel with many informative and interesting stories to tell.

    See my reviews page for the article published in Acoustic magazine about the day.





    Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.
  93. Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Out of stock
    Good condition 555 with a few dings here and there (see photos) and a custom saddle. Taylor's reputation for great 12 string guitars is well deserved, this is a very fine example. Comes with unknown pickup.


    • Spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • 25 1/2" scale
    • 1 7/8” nut width
    • 2 7/16" string spacing at saddle
    • 17" lower bout
    • Black bindings
    • B/w/b purfling
    • Concentric circles rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Large dot position markers
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Taylor case

    Taylor 555 12 string (used)Taylor 555 12 string (used)Taylor 555 12 string (used)


  94. Campanella Due

    Campanella Due

    Out of stock
    A customer order for your delectation!

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