Collings MF5V Varnish Tobacco Sunburst One-Piece Flame Maple

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Description

No matter how many Collings MF5V mandolins you see, they're never less than jaw-dropping when you open the case for the first time! This stunner has a tremendous voice -- wide open, woody and bright all at once, with the kind of singing high end that would make most Loar owners think twice. Impeccable craftsmanship, and sound that'll turn heads from the other side of the room. Paired with new Collings-built vintage style hard case!

Media sample reflects a previous mandolin with identical specs.

Specs

  • 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 varnish 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 hand-engraved one-piece nickel or gold tailpiece
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
  • Serial No. F1921

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