The A5 Special is an exciting development from our friends at Northfield Mandolins! Incorporating a master-grade Italian Spruce top and hand-applied spirit varnish finish, this mandolin will stand its ground against any A model on the market -- and at a nice price to boot! Plenty of power, without sacrificing warmth or openness. Made in Northfield's Qingdao workshop on a limited basis ~ reach out to us today if you'd like an in-hand description! Priced with hard case.


  • Sides / Back / Neck: Carved red maple back
  • Top: Carved Italian spruce top
  • Tailpiece: Nugget® designed by Mike Kemnitzer
  • Bridge / Fingerboard Material: Arched ebony
  • Pickguard: Abbreviated brown tortoise style
  • Nut Width: 1 & 1/8
  • Neck Shape: V Shaped
  • Fingerboard Radius: 5.7" at the nut, 7.7" at 20th fret
  • Tuners: Gotoh tuners
  • Finish Material: Spirit Varnish Finish
  • Finish Color: Bourbon Amber

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