Collings MF5 V Mandolin, Varnish Burst - Pre-Owned


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This Collings MF-5V mandolin is made up from a one-piece, beautifully figured maple back, with maple sides, and an Adirondack spruce top to bring it all home. Finished entirely in an oil-based varnish, this instrument really breathes and has an incredible amount of warmth and depth to the tone, with the other key characteristics of the tone being a very sharp and responsive attack and exceptional dynamics. 

The figured maple for the neck of the mandolin is very comfortable and fast, with the ebony fretboard and keen fretwork providing stellar playability across the board. This instrument comes in a hardshell Collings mandolin case. 

  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back: One-piece figured maple
  • Sides: Maple 
  • Neck: Maple
  • Bracing: Parallel tone bars
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Nut width: 1-1/8"
  • Fretboard: Ebony (compound radius)
  • Pickguard: Ebony
  • Peghead veneer: Ebony w/ Collings logo and flourish in pearl
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverlys with pearl buttons
  • Tailpiece: Nickel-plated cast brass with engraved border
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Pickup: Fishman pickup installed
  • Case: Collings hard case
  • Serial number: 744


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