Collings MF5 Italian Spruce Sunburst

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Gorgeous Collings MF5 mandolin just into the shop! The premium flamed Maple back and sides have been paired with an Italian Spruce top, which gives this mandolin an airy sweetness reminiscent of a well played-in instrument. It's incomparably balanced from string-to-string, with more than enough power should it be called upon for rhythm duty in a bluegrass band. Whether fiddle tunes, funk or jazz, the tone, looks and vibe of this instrument are second to none. Priced with new vintage style hard case made by Collings!

Interested? We may have another on the way.
  • Select Italian spruce top
  • Premium Figured maple back & sides 
  • Parallel tone bar bracing
  • F-soundholes
  • Tortoise binding
  • 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")
  • Serial No. F1910

Free Freight: The Music Emporium is happy to provide free ground shipping on all merchandise priced over $100 and purchased online at themusicemporium.com. This offer applies to all merchandise shipped within the 48 continental US States.* If you wish to expedite your shipment or your order doesn't qualify, we provide competitive rates. Once you enter your shipping info, you'll be given a selection of services from UPS, FedEx and USPS.

Exclusions: Certain products are excluded from our free shipping offer due to manufacturer restrictions. Also, oversized items or large amplifiers weighing more than 75 lbs may incur extra shipping charges.

Approval Period, Taxes, Duties: Most instruments ship with a 48-hour approval** period during which time you can comfortably evaluate your purchase and determine if it's right for you. The prices listed on our website do not include shipping charges or any applicable taxes, duties, or custom fees. Instruments shipped within MA are subject to a 6.25% sales tax. All out-of-state shipments are tax-free though we do recommend you look into your individual state's tax codes to determine any tax liabilities.

The Music Emporium has been shipping guitars around the world for 40+ years. Your instrument will be expertly packed and shipped via FedEx, UPS, or US Priority Mail, depending on the destination and level of service. If you have a preferred method not listed here, please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate.

**There are instances where the approval period does not apply. If you've played the instrument in our store and we then ship it to you, there is no approval period. If the item is a Sale Item (special discounted price, an item listed on our Specials Page), there is no approval period. There are no returns accepted on electronics (amps, pickups, pedals, etc.) unless the product is received in damaged or defective condition.

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