Stunning new Pava A5 just in from Summer NAMM 2019. Pava Knezevic is a force to be reckoned with in the mandolin scene, and the skills she developed from working in Tom Ellis's shop shine through in this instrument. The sleek fit and finish, gorgeous dark sunburst, and perfectly seeded inlay, and smooth set up indicate a level of craftsmanship present in few builders today. The sound is balanced and responsive in every register with plenty of volume to spare. Pava's mandolins look, feel and sound like they should be much more expensive than the price tag would indicate. Priced with a Superior hardshell case.



  • red spruce top
  • maple back and sides
  • ebony bridge, fingerboard
  • fully bound body
  • bound fretboard
  • bound ebony pickguard
  • Gotoh tuners
  • James tailpiece
  • Iris flower inlay

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