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  1. Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise (Used)

    Weber Yellowstone A4 - A Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise (Used)

    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.

    In great condition and incredible value!

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  2. Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    £4,350.00
     
    In stock
    Weber's Yellowstone in Adirondack/red spruce and beautiful flamed maple with an oval soundhole. Great looks - the honey and tortoise is one of my all time favourites - and oh that sound.

    Many oval hole mandolins (particularly flat - tops) lack definition and clarity and have hard wishy-washy bass, this beauty has fantastic balance with sweet and well defined bass notes, complex and warm mids and wonderful clear and characterful trebles.

    It comes with Weber's superb hardshell case.


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  3. Weber Yellowstone A4 Octave Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    Weber Yellowstone A4 Octave Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    Out of stock
    A beautiful octave mandolin from the Weber team. In the gorgeous honey and tortoise finish with Adirondack/red spruce top, ebony radiussed fretboard, ebony traditional Brekke bridge, it has a 20" scale and 1 15/32" nut width. It's a dream to play with incredible deep and warm basses, rich and sweet mids and clear/well defined trebles. With hard case.

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  4. Weber Yellowstone A4 Mandocello - A Style - Oval Hole

    Weber Yellowstone A4 Mandocello - A Style - Oval Hole

    Out of stock
    Awesome! This is one of finest mandocellos I have played. The late and much lamented Stan Jay famously described the mandocello sound as being like a deep growl from the jungle. This one is coming from somewhere much deeper, the very bowels of the earth. But unlike some cellos it doesn’t lack clarity and definition, it has it all, and it looks incredible. A mandocello for the connoisseur.

    It features a hand graduated and tuned solid spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, ivoroid bound ebony with black/ivoroid side accent lines headstock veneer, ‘The Weber’ script and MoP white and gold headstock inlay, ebony fretboard and traditional Brekke bridge. It has a 24 3/4” scale length and 1 5/8”nut width, dual action adjustable truss rod, cast Weber tailpiece, Grover tuners and a deluxe hard case.

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  5. 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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  6. Weber Yellowstone F5 - F Style - F Hole

    Weber Yellowstone F5 - F Style - F Hole

    Out of stock
    Bluegrass heaven!!! Weber's Yellowstone in Adirondack/red spruce and beautiful flamed maple with tone bar bracing. It's got bark and chop, it's a hoss, b*njos beware. Weber tone bar braced F5's are very highly regarded in the US of A by the bluegrass folk, this one is a very fine example. As well as the superlatives already deployed it has plenty of volume a powerful mid range and good sustain giving versatility for those playing a variety of styles. It comes with Weber's superb hardshell case.


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  7. 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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  8. Weber Yellowstone Cutaway

    Weber Yellowstone Cutaway

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    I have been waiting a long time to get one of these beauties in. It was well worth the wait. It has a very rich and full tone with wonderful full bass notes, sweet and warm mids and clear trebles with plenty of volume and remarkable balance from the lowest to the highest notes.

    To use yet again one of my favourite clichés it sounds as good as it looks.

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  9. Leach Southwest

    Leach Southwest

    Out of stock

    What can you say about the work of a genius inlay artist? This guitar is even more stunning than I imagined when I first thought of it and talked to Harv.

    But Mr. Leach doesn't just have a reputation for his inlay work, it sounds great too. Very rich and warm with fantastic balance, definition and projection.

    See the Acoustic Guitar Forum build thread HERE

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Manchinga back and sides
    • Venetian cutaway
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.375” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2 9/32”string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany with Aspen center neck
    • Black/white /black purfling
    • Dark flamed Koa bindings
    • Headstock veneer: Cactus scene sapele, bubinga, pau ferro, tulipwood, bloodwood, cocobolo, malachite, turquoise, Corian, imitation MOP
    • Spalted maple with B/W/B purfling rosette
    • Southwest scene inlay fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony with honey jasper dots bridge pins
    • Pickguard: Gecko inlay on Manchinga, inlay materials: Honey jasper, red coral and pipestone recon stone, red Corian, ebony.
    • TKL case



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  10. Lebeda A4 Standard Mandolin (used)

    Lebeda A4 Standard Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    Lebeda A4 mandolin from 2005 in excellent condition. It has that full and rich tone that Jiri is so good at, and plenty of volume, great bass without being tubby, complex mid range and clear 'n sweet trebles.

    In spruce and beautifully flamed maple with a 1 1/8" nut, ebony bridge and fretboard and the original case. Its a very lot of mandolin for the money.

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  11. Capek A4 Basic Octave Mandolin (used)

    Capek A4 Basic Octave Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    Rosta is the man for getting great bass from a mandolin and that's what you want from an octave mandolin. This beauty in spruce and flamed maple with a twenty two and three quarters inch scale length has a very strong but controlled bass with fantastic warm and vibrant mids and clear ringing trebles. Many octave mandolins suffer from muddiness, not this one, the balance and projection is amazing and it plays like a dream and sounds fantastic acoustic and plugged in. With case.

    In excellent condition with a few surface marks.

    Capek A4 Basic Octave Mandolin (used)Capek A4 Basic Octave Mandolin (used)Capek A4 Basic Octave Mandolin (used)


  12. Peggy White Reesling Parlour - Italian Spruce & Flamed Maple

    Peggy White Reesling Parlour - Italian Spruce & Flamed Maple

    Out of stock
    There has been a lot of discussion on the Acoustic Guitar Forum recently about the tonal properties of maple. Having been a believer for a long time that in the hands of a skilled luthier it makes a fantastic tonewood for the back and sides of guitars (as well as mandolins) I am delighted to see the consensus heading my way.

    This gorgeous Reesling parlour guitar from Peggy proves my point. It has fantastic clarity and balance with a lovely deep and resonant tone. The bass notes are full and well defined, the mids warm and complex and the trebles bright, warm and clear.

    • Italian spruce top
    • Flamed maple back and sides
    • Oval soundport
    • 13 frets to the body
    • 24 ½” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 1/8” string spacing at saddle
    • 13 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Honey Jasper Recon Stone logo
    • Maple w/b/w purfling
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Rosewood and maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL arched case



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  13. Weber Bitterroot A4 - A Style - Oval Hole

    Weber Bitterroot A4 - A Style - Oval Hole

    £3,350.00
     
    In stock
    Beautiful A4 Bitterroot with flame maple back and sides, spruce top, bound soundhole, radiussed ebony fretboard and Brekke bridge, 1 1/8" nut width, cast Weber stainless steel tailpiece, nickel Grover tuners, dual action adjustable truss rod and custom hard case.

    Fantastic full and rich sound with warm and deep bass notes, sweet mids and clear trebles. The Bitterroot range represent great value from Weber and always have a very sweet and mellow tone, not Ideal for bluegrass but perfect for everything else.

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  14. 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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  15. Collings MTO Mandolin - Sheraton Brown Gloss Top

    Collings MTO Mandolin - Sheraton Brown Gloss Top

    £4,250.00
     
    In 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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  16. 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.

    Gibson A4 Snakehead 1924 (used)Gibson A4 Snakehead 1924 (used)Gibson A4 Snakehead 1924 (used)


  17. Ellis A4 Special (used)

    Ellis A4 Special (used)

    Out of stock
    ON HOLD. Another stunning mandolin from Tom. Adirondack top, flamed maple back and sides, triple bound top, back and pickguard, ebony fretboard, ebony bridge, engraved James tailpiece, abalone headstock inlay and a Superior case. The sound is delightful, loud and full with that incredible mid range that Tom is famous for. It is remarkably responsive and sweet and resonant with great projection and balance.

    In excellent condition.

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  18. 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.

    Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)Gibson H2 Mandola 1921 - Sunburst (used)


  19. Gibson H1 Mandola 1924 - Black Top (used)

    Gibson H1 Mandola 1924 - Black Top (used)

    Out of stock
    Still shiny after all these years! Amazing condition 1924 Gibson H1 mandola. All original; tuners, tuner pegs, pickguard and clamp, tailpiece and cover, bridge and case.

    And most importantly of all the tone! It looks like it hasn't been played much but it sounds like it has been played daily. Lots of that incredible deep and rich tone with endless sustain.

    Gibson H1 Mandola 1924 - Black Top (used)Gibson H1 Mandola 1924 - Black Top (used)Gibson H1 Mandola 1924 - Black Top (used)


  20. 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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  21. Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)

    Weber Vintage A Octave Mandolin - Oval Hole - K&K Pickup (used)

    Out of stock
    Gorgeous distressed finish Vintage A octave mandolin in excellent condition, 22" inch scale with original case. Hand graduated spruce top and solid flamed maple back and sides. The top, back, neck and headstock are bound, the fretboard is radiussed ebony and it has a solid/cast stainless steel tailpiece, dual action truss rod, Grover tuners, 'The Weber' and flowerpot headstock inlay.

    From Acoustic reviewer Steve Bennett. "It has a very rich tone with fantastic clarity and beautiful sustain with that elusive vintage old time tone. Warmth and clarity in one package, hard to beat." With the K&K pickup it sounds just as good plugged in.


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  22. de Jonge Standard - Redwood & Figured Bubinga (used)

    de Jonge Standard - Redwood & Figured Bubinga (used)

    Out of stock
    This is on consignment. The owner is looking for a quick sale so it has been reduced by 20% from £4960 to £3965.

    Made in 2011. In excellent condition.

    An incredibly beautiful guitar from Sergei, and incredible sound. Its warm and full with outstanding balance. As I keep saying only the very best luthiers can combine tonal qualities that to lesser mortals would be mutually exclusive. To get this level of warmth with great separation, clarity and attack is a remarkable achievement.

    • Figured redwood top
    • Figured bubinga back and sides
    • 14” frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾”nut width
    • Round soundport
    • 2 3/16”string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Honduras mahogany neck
    • Padauk and maple purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Figured bubinga headstock veneer
    • Figured bubinga rear headstock veneer
    • backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted box elder rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

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  23. 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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  24. Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)

    Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)

    Out of stock
    Excellent condition Custom Fylde Alexander.

    • Cedar top
    • Sapele back and sides
    • Headway pickup
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 24 ¾” scale
    • 1 3/4"” nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Decal logo
    • Marquetry herringbone top border
    • Wood bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Dots position markers (with side dots)
    • Marquetry rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh tuners
    • Black tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • No pickguard
    • Kinsman hard case



    Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)Fylde Alexander Custom 2011 (used)


  25. Franzke A4

    Franzke A4

    Out of stock
    This beauty has a very even sound from the lowest G all the way up the fretboard, not biased towards the bass notes like so many oval holed mandolins. The tone is very full and sweet with great individual note definition, fantastic for folk/old time and many more styles.

    Top Engelmann Spruce
    Back/Sides Red Maple
    Neck Maple
    Fretboard Ebony
    Inlay Reconstituted Stone
    Bindings Maple/bloodwood/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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  26. Old Wave Mandola - Cabernet

    Old Wave Mandola - Cabernet

    Out of stock
    Beautiful mandola from Bill with a Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, Varnum estate curly maple sides and back, 2 piece neck, 16" scale, 16"radius ebony fretboard, ebony Cumberland Acoustic bridge, ebony peghead veneer, ivoroid binding, abalone position dots, rosette and wave inlay, 1 1/4" bison bone nut, Grover tuners, cabernet lacquer finish, D’Addario J72 strings, Weber hardshell case.

    It has a beautiful deep and sonorous tone, just like a great 'dola should, fantastic warmth and wonderful dark resonance. A great mandola like this sounds a lot deeper that it really is.


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  27. Gibson H1 Mandola - Pumpkin Top 1917 (used)

    Gibson H1 Mandola - Pumpkin Top 1917 (used)

    £3,350.00
     
    In stock
    I hope I look this good at 99!

    Gibson H1 mandola 1917 pumpkin top in incredible condition apart from the ding on the top and a few other very minor scuffs it looks new, its as shiny as a new pin! All original; tuners, tuner pegs, pickguard and clamp, tailpiece and cover, bridge and case.

    Ooodles of that wonderful deep and dark tone, there is nothing that sounds quite like one of these old Gibbo mandolas, the resonance just keeps going and going and going….

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. Girouard A4

    Girouard A4

    £2,995.00
     
    In stock
    This A4 form Max and Lauri is very loud with fantastic depth and richness of tone. It has great response and volume. Gorgeous in looks and sound and it plays beautifully.

    Top Wood: Red Spruce
    Back, Side, Neck Wood: Red Maple
    Scale Length: 13.875
    Fretboard and Peghead overlay Wood: Macassar
    Fretboard Radius: Compound (7.25 at nut - 12 at bridge)
    Nut Type: Bone
    Fret Size: 043 x 080
    Fret Type: EVO Gold
    Fretboard Dots: MOP
    Neck Reinforcement: Truss Rod
    Neck Shape: Soft V shape
    Tailpiece: Stamped Engraved
    Tuners: Rubner
    Hardware Color: Silver
    Strap Button: None
    End Pin: Black screw in type
    Binding: Ivoroid top bound
    Pickguard: None
    Bridge: Girouard bridge
    Inlay: Girouard Script
    Strings: Curt Mangan
    Action height: low (0.060 bass 0.055 treble)
    Case: Superior





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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. Eastman 305 Octave Mandolin - A Style - F Hole

    Eastman 305 Octave Mandolin - A Style - F Hole

    Out of stock
    Free UK mainland delivery. £749, including pro set-up.

    Classic Eastman tone and build quality with a satin finish, solid-cast tailpiece and a gigbag. It has a 21" scale length and plays beautifully.

    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.

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  39. 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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  40. Ellis A4 Deluxe

    Ellis A4 Deluxe

    Out of stock
    A gorgeous blonde top A4 from Tom. Its in Red (Adirondack) spruce and the most beautiful flamed red maple and has an ebony fretboard, pickguard and bridge, engraved James tailpiece, triple bound top, back and headstock, abalone inlay and logo, rope-style rosette and a TKL case.

    The sound is everything a great oval hole mandolin should be, rich and resonant with deep and sonorous bass notes, sweet and complex mids and clear, sparkling trebles. And non of the boom that comes with some lesser oval holes.


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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. Weber Bitterroot F4 Octave Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole

    Weber Bitterroot F4 Octave Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole

    £4,450.00
     
    In stock
    A beautiful F4 style octave mandolin with hand graduated spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides. It as a 20" scale length and 1 3/8" nut with a traditional Brekke bridge giving excellent playability. 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.

    Wonderful deep and full tone, fantastic warmth and resonance with well defined basses, complex mids and clear, ringing trebles and with the 20" scale it plays very easily.


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  44. 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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  45. Fay Model One - Englemann and Black & White Ebony

    Fay Model One - Englemann and Black & White Ebony

    Out of stock
    Guitars don’t get any better than this. With impeccable workmanship and detailing it has great presence and playability, with amazing balance from the lowest to the highest notes.

    Fantastic and well defined bass notes, rich and complex mids and clear trebles. A very versatile guitar, it is great for all styles from flatpicking and strumming to fingerstyle, it will handle it all.


    Engelmann Spruce Top
    Black & White Ebony Back &Sides
    Florentine Cutaway
    14 Frets to the Body
    25.0” Scale Length
    1 25/32” Nut Width
    2.25” String Spacing at the saddle
    15.2” Lower Bout Width
    Honduran Mahogany One Piece Neck
    Ebony Binding with Maple/Ebony Purflings Wenge Headstock Veneer
    Brass Fretmarkers (Side Dots)
    Wenge Rosette
    Ebony Fretboard
    Ebony Bridge
    Alessi Tuners with Hammered Brass Backplate and Ebony Buttons
    Dyed Cow Bone Nut, Saddle, and Bridge Pins
    Ameritage Custom Case

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  46. 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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  47. Weber Bitterroot F5 Octave Mandolin - F Style - F Hole

    Weber Bitterroot F5 Octave Mandolin - F Style - F Hole

    £4,795.00
     
    In stock
    A beautiful F5 style octave mandolin with hand graduated spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides. It as a 20" scale length and 1 3/8" nut with a traditional Brekke bridge giving excellent playability. 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.

    It is tone bar braced so there is none of that floppiness common to flat top octave mandolins. It has great power and definition with plenty of character and depth of tone and excellent projection. With a 20" scale it is very easy to play.


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  48. Gibson F4 1921 Mandolin (used)

    Gibson F4 1921 Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    This 1921 F4 is has been around to block a few times, but has a great tone. It has a pre 1922 neck with a truss-rod  installed and an adjustable bridge. The lower part of the pre 1922 flower pot inlay is covered by a nickel  truss-rod cover. It is all original except the bridge and it is structurally sound with no issues. Modern fiberglass case.

    It plays beautifully and has great volume and the deep and resonant tone so beloved of these old Gibsons.


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  49. Collings MT mandolin

    Collings MT mandolin

    £3,595.00
     
    In stock
    This is Collings' entry level mandolin but it has everything you would expect from Collings. It has great volume with a fantastic and powerful bluegrass chop, strong bass notes, warm and complex mids and clear trebles. Its much more than a bluegrass cannon with a very full tone that is great for all styles.

    Select Englemann spruce top
    Select figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Tortoise top binding
    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 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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  50. Gibson H4 Mandola 1921 (used)

    Gibson H4 Mandola 1921 (used)

    Out of stock
    1921 H4 in amazing condition. It has the original tuners and buttons, tailpiece and cover, one-piece maple back and case with new handle. The bridge is a replica made by Steve Smith at Cumberland Acoustics.

    This is an exceptional mandola! It is lush and deep and warm with that fantastic mellow sound you can only get in wonderful peice of history like this. And its LOUD.

    Gibson H4 Mandola 1921 (used)Gibson H4 Mandola 1921 (used)Gibson H4 Mandola 1921 (used)


  51. Kentucky Dawg Mandolin (used)

    Kentucky Dawg Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    The famous Kentucky Dawg is a reproduction of the Monteleone Grand Artist. Made by the Sumi team in Japan in cooperation with John Monteleone. There was only 48 of these made.

    Serial number 88402.

    It has a full tone with a great chop and good volume. With hard case.

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  52. Monteleone Grand Artist 1995 (used)

    Monteleone Grand Artist 1995 (used)

    Out of stock
    John Monteleone is one of the legends of contemporary mandolin luthiery and at last I have found out why. This is a truly outstanding mandolin in excellent condition. Its very loud and has tremendous clarity and projection with warmth and depth a plenty. Great for playing anything on, I wish I could keep it.

    Monteleone Grand Artist 1995 (used)Monteleone Grand Artist 1995 (used)Monteleone Grand Artist 1995 (used)


  53. Collings MT2 Mandolin

    Collings MT2 Mandolin

    Out of stock
    Collings' top of the range A model, stunning woods, immaculate workmanship and oh that Collings tone. It has a very clear sound with great depth, balance and one of the loudest chops I've heard. It has that amazing combination of warmth/resonance and projection, great for bluegrass and almost anything else.

    Select Adirondack spruce top
    Premium figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Grained ivoroid top/back/neck & peghead binding
    Black/white purflings
    Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Bound "Haircut" headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay w/Collings logo and flourish inlay
    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 or gold 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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  54. Doerr Legacy Select Standard - Sitka & Wenge

    Doerr Legacy Select Standard - Sitka & Wenge

    Out of stock
    Another beauty from Tom, this is my first from his new Standard range. You don't get his famous bevelled bindings and a few other extras such as the carved rear headstock that are standard features on the Signature range but you do get the same fantastic sound and one of the most beautiful headstocks I've seen... and you save around £2000!

    This Legacy has unbelievable separation and definition from the low E all the way to the top, each note is clear and well defined. It also has great volume and a rich and deep tone, responding equally well to a pick or the gentlest fingerstyle, a very versatile guitar.

    • Sitka top
    • Wenge back and sides
    • Arm bevel
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • B/W/B purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Kostal inspired ebony/wenge headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Wenge with bevelled ebony binding rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Wenge bridge
    • Mini Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Faux ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Cedar Creek case

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  55. Fine Resophonics Mandolin (used)

    Fine Resophonics Mandolin (used)

    Out of stock
    Fine Resophonics mandolin made by Mike Lewis in as new condition with hard case. It has good volume with a smooth tone, great for playin' those blues.

    Fine Resophonics Mandolin (used)Fine Resophonics Mandolin (used)Fine Resophonics Mandolin (used)


  56. Old Wave A4 - Cabernet

    Old Wave A4 - Cabernet

    Out of stock
    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing, quilted maple 2 piece back, 12" radius ebony fretboard and bridge, ivoroid binding, pearl position dots and wave inlay, abalone rosette, quilted peghead veneer and cabernet lacquer finish, TKL black hardshell case.

    Another fantastic and beautiful A4 from Bill, very rich and full with strong and well defined bass, sweet and complex mids and clear, ringing trebles.

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  57. Goodall Standard - Port Orford Cedar & Myrtle 2004 (used)

    Goodall Standard - Port Orford Cedar & Myrtle 2004 (used)

    Out of stock
    In fantastic condition and sounding marvellous. Plenty of the famous Goodall sparkle with strong well defined bass, rich and complex mids and clear bell-like trebles.

    • Port Orford Cedar top
    • Myrtle back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • Soft cutaway
    • 25 ½” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Maple neck
    • Abalone logo
    • Rosewood bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Rosewood backstrip
    • Slotted diamond abalone position markers with dove inlay at the 12th fret (with side dots)
    • Abalone rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge with dove inlays
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Hardshell case

    Goodall Standard - Port Orford Cedar & Myrtle 2004 (used)Goodall Standard - Port Orford Cedar & Myrtle 2004 (used)Goodall Standard - Port Orford Cedar & Myrtle 2004 (used)


  58. 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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    Gibson A4 1909 (used)Gibson A4 1909 (used)Gibson A4 1909 (used)
  59. Weber Gallatin A4 - A Style - Oval Hole

    Weber Gallatin A4 - A Style - Oval Hole

    Out of stock
    With no bindings this Gallatin A looks great. It is an example of a mandolin where every penny has gone into the sound. With a solid hand carved spruce top, solid hand carved maple back and sides, solid cast tailpiece and Brekke bridge it's the least expensive US of A made A style mandolin around. The basic spec of course does not affect the sound, it has a classic A4 tone, solid, well defined bass with warm and rich mids and crisp ringing trebles. With hard case.

    The one and only Dave Swarbrick (Swarb) of Fairport Convention had one of these.

    Photos to follow.




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  60. Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)

    Old Wave A4 spruce/flamed maple (used)

    Out of stock
    In great condition with a few barely visible surface marks and £500 less than a new one. This Lovely A4 from Bill is a classic oval hole mando, lots of depth, resonance and sweetness with clear trebles.

    With original TKL case.

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    Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)
    Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)Old Wave A4  spruce/flamed maple (used)
  61. 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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    Heiden F standard - soldHeiden F standard - soldHeiden F standard - sold
  62. Baranik Retreux Parlour 'Black and Tan' acoustic guitar - sold

    Baranik Retreux Parlour 'Black and Tan' acoustic guitar - sold

    Out of stock
    I am becoming addicted to Mike Retreaux parlor guitars. This is the biggest fix yet.

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    • Sitka Spruce top
    • Black and white Ebony back and sides
    • Machinga neck
    • 12 3/8" lower bout
    • 24.5" scale length
    • 1 3/4" Nut
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony Headstock with purpleheart purflings
    • 13th fret neck joint
    • Indigo acrylic rosette and accents
    • Gold Evo fretwire
    • Ebony bound fretboard
    • Ebony bridge and bridge pins
    • Black Schertler tuners with black buttons
    • Black Binding with Purpleheart top purflings
    • Oval sideport
    • Cedar Creek custom case

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  63. Beardsell 6A BF mandolin - sold

    Beardsell 6A BF mandolin - sold

    Out of stock
    I had been aware of Al Beardsell's amazing guitars for a while when I read the feature on him in the Fretboard Journal. I took a look at his website and was amazed to find this remarkable mandolin for sale.

    It is one of the most stunning mandolins I have ever seen. The sound has incredible clarity and finesse, power when called for and depth and subtlety when asked.

    It is in excellent condition with some very small marks. No previous owner, it was used by Al as a demonstration of his work, and was on loan to Mike Marshall for a few months and shown at his symposium summer 2010.




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  64. 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)
    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
    Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)Old Wave Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (GoM)
  65. Lebeda A4 Premium - with McIntyre Feather Pickup (used)

    Lebeda A4 Premium - with McIntyre Feather Pickup (used)

    Out of stock
    Lebeda A4 premium with McIntyre feather pickup installed by ourselves. With original case, in excellent condition. Fantastic rich and mellow tone with lots of punchy volume.

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  66. Phoenix Standard

    Phoenix Standard

    Out of stock
    The standard from Rolfe has a mere strap button to hang it over your shoulder but it makes up for the strap hanger complex with amazing responsiveness. As is the Phoenix trademark it seems to get to the note before you do. Not quite as light as the neoclassical but still lighter than most giving it amazing resonance and projection. People often ask my about playability, I usually respond that it is different for different people, for me this is it, light and open. It has a very punchy sound with well defined bass, strong mids and very precise and clean trebles. I almost forgot to mention how great it looks, Rolfe told me this one has extra specially flamey maple, the photo doesn't do it justice but take a look anyways. With hardshell case.

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  67. Eastman MDC 805 Mandocello

    Eastman MDC 805 Mandocello

    Out of stock
    £2079, free UK mainland delivery, including pro set-up.

    Oval or f hole for a mandocello? It would seem logical that a cello would be better with oval holes given that bass and resonance is the point of a cello. I was surprised when I visited Bill Bussmann to hear the incredible bass from his jazz guitar bodied, f hole, octave mandolin, so surprised that I insisted he sell it to me! Not being a jazz fan I have never understood the sound of a jazz guitar, I just don't get it or particularly like it. It's the last thing I would have thought would produce a bassy and resonant larger mandolin family instrument, but is does! ... end of long story.... This Eastman cello proves the theory that somehow a jazz guitar body produces a deep and resonant sound. It has incredible warm and dark basses with rich and thick resonance, it plays easily and is a very fine mandocello. Comes with hardshell case.

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  68. Eastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    Eastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole

    £799.00
     
    In 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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    Eastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval HoleEastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval HoleEastman 504 Mandolin - A Style - Oval Hole
  69. Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Out of stock
    If anyone tells you you can't get strong and well defined bass notes and full and rich mids from maple tell them to check out this beauty. It plays like a dream and has volume, depth of tone and great definition and projection and its a stunner. What else could you ask for?

    • Sitka top
    • Curly maple back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • French polish finish
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25 3/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • 12th fret logo
    • Cocobolo/maple purfling
    • Cocobolo bindings
    • Maple headstock veneer
    • Maple rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

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    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar
    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar
    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitarIndian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar
  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. Pava A4 Player - Oval Hole

    Pava A4 Player - Oval Hole

    Out of 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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  73. Gibson H1 Mandola - with Virzi Tone Producer 1919 (used)

    Gibson H1 Mandola - with Virzi Tone Producer 1919 (used)

    Out of stock
    Wow!! The sound of these old gibbo 'dolas has to be heard to be believed and this is one of the best sounding I've had.

    It's in very good condition, no issues, Virzi tone producer serial number 10555, original tuners, original tailpiece and case in great shape. It has incredible deep, growling bass, dark and complex mids and sweet trebles, there's nothing quite like the tone of these old beauties..

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  74. 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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  75. 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.

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  76. Gibson A4 Blackface 1915 (used)

    Gibson A4 Blackface 1915 (used)

    Out of stock
    1915 Gibson A4 blackface in great shape with the original gorgeous Handel inlaid tuners, original tailpiece, pickguard and clamp and period case with replacement handle, (note, the photo is not of the case that comes with it).

    There is some of the side bulging common to this period of Gibsons, all solid and sound.

    It plays easily and sounds wonderful, rich and full with remarkable bass, warm mids and clear trebles.


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  77. 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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  78. Eastman 815 Mandola

    Eastman 815 Mandola

    £1,759.00
     
    In stock
    Reduced by £100 due to a ding on the neck.

    Free UK mainland delivery. £1859, including pro set-up.

    Lots of that luscious mandola tone and a scroll, this is a lot of 'dola for the money.

    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. Comes with violin style fitted rectangular hard-shell case.

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  79. Hoyer Guitar Bodied Mandolin (used)

    Hoyer Guitar Bodied Mandolin (used)

    £499.00
     
    In stock
    A fantastic Hoyer in great shape. I am told the original pickup works if you can find jack to fit. No case.

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  80. Old Wave A4 - Birdseye Maple

    Old Wave A4 - Birdseye Maple

    Out of stock
    Its hard to tell the difference tonally between these two beauties. Both are very loud with strong, well defined and warm bass notes, rich and full mids and clear/precise trebles. Its fantastic to have that wonderful oval hole sound with great definition and projection. The birdseye is gorgeous but so is the Vermont maple... I wouldn't want to have to choose between the two.


    Colorado Engelmann spruce top with red spruce x bracing Varnum Estate (c.1980) birdseye maple sides/1 piece back/neck, 12" radius ziricote fretboard and peghead veneer, tortoise celluloid binding, abalone position dots, rosette, and wave inlay, 1 3/16 bison bone nut, Grover tuners golden/amber lacquer finish, D'Addario J74 strings, TKL black hardshell case

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  81. Weber Gallatin F4 Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole - Natural

    Weber Gallatin F4 Mandolin - F Style - Oval Hole - Natural

    £2,695.00
     
    In stock
    The last one! The Gallatin range is no longer available in the natural finish.

    I first played a Gallatin in the States in the mid nineteen nineties and remember it still. This is an example of where every cent has gone into the sound. With no bindings and satin varnish it looks great.

    It has a solid hand carved spruce top, solid hand carved maple back and sides, solid cast tailpiece and Brekke traditional bridge. The basic spec of course does not affect the sound. It plays beautifully with a very warm and full tone with deep and well defined bass notes, rich mids and clear trebles.

    With custom hardshell case.


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  82. Gilchrist F4 Mandolin 1979 (used)

    Gilchrist F4 Mandolin 1979 (used)

    Out of stock
    Fantastic 1979 Gilchrist F4 in excellent condition. Steve is famous for his amazing tone and this beauty is no exception. It has a huge sound with strong and well defined bass notes, complex and rich mids and clear and full trebles.

    Wit Calton case.

    Gilchrist F4 Mandolin 1979 (used)Gilchrist F4 Mandolin 1979 (used)Gilchrist F4 Mandolin 1979 (used)


  83. Gibson J Mandobass 1922 (used)

    Gibson J Mandobass 1922 (used)

    Out of stock
    After well over10 years at TAMCO the mandobass is sorely missed. I've added a couple of photos of its new owner. I am delighted that it has gone to a good home and is being played instead of just admired.

    I am very loathe to part with this beauty, its been my shop mascot for about twelve years but needs must.

    Complete with both stands and original gigbag (with a small tear, see photos).

    These are very rare and hard to come buy.


    Gibson J Mandobass 1922 (used)Gibson J Mandobass 1922 (used)Gibson J Mandobass 1922 (used)


  84. Bowerman Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin

    Bowerman Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin

    Out of stock
    Another gorgeous octave mandolin from Jayson, this is my third, the first two sold very quickly.

    It has unbelievable solid and well defined warm bass notes, fantastic rich and complex mids and full/clear trebles. None of that muddiness common to flat-top octave mandolins here, it has definition and projection a plenty and it plays beautifully.

    Sitka top, rosewood back and sides, mahogany neck, 24" scale and a hardshell case.

    Bowerman Guitar Bodied Octave MandolinBowerman Guitar Bodied Octave MandolinBowerman Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin


  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. Laskin 'Darwin to DNA' - sold

    Laskin 'Darwin to DNA' - sold

    Out of stock
    I'm bowled over, flabbergasted and almost speechless. This this is a truly awesome guitar!

    It has a very full and resonant tone with fantastic deep, rich and well defined bass notes, full and complex mids and clear, rich and well defined trebles. It has great volume and headroom with perfect balance and projection.

    And... well just look at the photos...

    • Sitka top
    • African blackwood back and sides
    • Soft cutaway
    • Oval soundport
    • Arm bevel
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.2” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 15/16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony purfling
    • Wood bindings
    • Wood backstrip
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Wood mosaic plus abalone, rosewood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Hoffee case

    Laskin 'Darwin to DNA' - soldLaskin 'Darwin to DNA' - soldLaskin 'Darwin to DNA' - sold


  87. Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)

    Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition.

    Perfect balance and that classic vintage mahogany sound. This beauty from John has remarkable projection, solid well defined bass, characterful and complex mids and-bell like trebles. A very versatile guitar, great for all styles. It plays like a dream and you can hear every detail of every note, a perfectionists guitar.

    • Adirondack top
    • Beeswing Honduran mahogany back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 1/4" string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Honduran mahogany with diamond neck
    • Black/maple lines with miters at endgraft purfling
    • Black nitro bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Black line backstrip
    • Small dot position markers (with side dots)
    • 5/9/5 Martin style 28 rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony pyramid bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

    Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)Circa OM - Adirondack & Honduran Mahogany (used)


  88. Collings MF5 (used)

    Collings MF5 (used)

    Out of stock
    Wow! This is what Collings are about, lots of full and fat tone with fantastic pop and chop and depth, breadth and subtlety and complexity, and, and, and...

    Playability is 100% and responsiveness to the lightest touch or the heaviest pick and attack is awesome. You could play anything on this beauty.


    Select Adirondack spruce top
    Premium figured maple back, sides and neck
    Parallel tone bar bracing
    F-soundholes
    Grained ivoroid top/back/neck & peghead binding
    Black/white purflings
    Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
    Bound Florentine-style headstock
    13 Degree headstock angle
    Ebony peghead overlay w/Collings logo and flourish inlay
    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 or gold 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

    Collings MF5 (used)Collings MF5 (used)Collings MF5 (used)


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