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MandoHarp - 'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay
'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay
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'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay (070491-MF5)   STATUS - NOW AVAILABLE - Email or Phone to Order
Hand-made F5 Mandolin with detailed abalone and mother of pearl inlay. Lovely sunburst finish. Solid Canadian spruce sound board with abalone and mother of pearl purfling. Solid, hand-carved air-dried maple back and sides with superb vines design inlay. Sraight, air-dried maple neck. Rosewood fingerboard and headboard with detailed inlay. Ebony bridge with adjustable buffalo bone saddle. Buffalo bone nut. Carved mother of pearl tuner knobs. Black lockable hard case with plush black interior. Originally from Taisamlu (Sam Musical Instrument Worksop). Taisamlu has workshops in Taiwan and Vietnam.

"Are You Looking For An Ideal & Affordable F5-Style Mandolin? Here It Is! Great Materials--Maplewood, Rosewood and Spuce . Great Sound & Refined Inlays.

THIS IS AN ELEGANT BRAND-NEW AND ELABORATELY HANDCRAFTED F-5 MANDOLIN WITH HIGH-QUALITY MATERIALS , VERY FANTASTIC INLAYS AND GREAT SOUND."

(from Taisamlu Product Info)

  MandoHarp - 'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay

All MandoHarp Inlaid F5 Mandolins come with a lockable hard shell case, a MandoHarp Velvet Instrument Bag and a MandoHarp Polishing Cloth.

See - Happy MandoHarpers - pictures of our happy customers and friends

F5-Style

Instruments with a body shape based on the Gibson F-5 most famously played by Bill Monroe, the father of Bluegrass. Three points to the body with the top one scrolled. For a good introduction to mandolin body styles see the answers.com entry for mandolin.

Report for this particular instrument
Originally from Taisamlu. Received in excellent condition. Required bridge setup for intonation and minor nut and bridge saddle filing. No other work needed. Fretwork excellent on this instument.
Specifications for this particular instrument

Dimensions

Measurement mm inches
Overall Length
710
28
Body Width
274
10 3/4
Body Depth
45
1 3/4
Nut Width
35
1 3/8
Scale Length
360
14 1/4
  MandoHarp - 'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay

Construction Materials

Component Material
Sound Board Solid, hand-carved, air-dried Canadian spruce with mother of pearl and abalone inlay.
Purfling Green abalone and mother of pearl.
Side and Back Board Hand-carved, solid, air-dried maple with beautiful mother of pearl and abalone inlay
Fretboard Dark rosewood with mother of pearl and abalone inlay
Neck Solid air-dried straight maple
Tuner Knobs Carved mother of pearl
Truss Rod Adjustable - allen key adjuster included
Headboard Solid air-dried dark rosewood
Nut Buffalo bone
Bridge and Saddle Ebony bridge with adjustable buffalo bone saddle
Tailpiece Brass with decorated cover plate and belt button end pin.
Case Black lockable case with black plush interior. Protective rubber strips and metal feet. Accessories compartment with lid.
  MandoHarp - 'Abalone Vines' Hand-Made F5 Mandolin with Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlay

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE - Import Duties

Import duties, taxes, and charges aren’t included in the item price or postage cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.

FREE - Warranty

All MandoHarp instruments bought at a Buy it Now price now include a FREE, 6-month, return-to-base warranty against defects in parts and workmanship included in the Buy it Now price.

RETURNS POLICY - MandoHarp Australia eBay Returns Policy increased to 30 days

Our MandoHarp eBay Returns Policy has now been doubled in length from 14 to 30 days. Please see our eBay Returns Policy listing at the bottom of all our item descriptions.

NOTE: Inlaid tailpiece and truss rod cover have been fitted since these pictures were taken.
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin

MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
MandoHarp - Hand-Made Inlaid F5 Mandolin
About MandoHarp

At MandoHarp we play the instruments we sell! Each of our musician and craft associates has over thirty years experience within their area of expertise. MandoHarp supplies and repairs reed and string instruments for local music shops and individual musicians - we sell to our friends. At MandoHarp our pimary areas of expertise are Mandolins and Harmonicas, hence our name. We also have contracted associates who work with a wide range of instruments, especially folk. This is our first foray onto the internet and we look forward to meeting many new musical friends here. At MandoHarp we appreciate fine instruments and we want you to have them!

About MandoHarp Instruments

All MandoHarp instruments are tracked from the moment of their original creation or purchase. Each instrument is assessed by an expert musician when received and again before offering it for sale. A brief report is written and stored in our database for each item, noting paticularly our expert assessment on receipt, any work performed on the instrument and its final condition.

Personal Service

At MandoHarp we like to get to know our customers - we're musicians and we like to get to know other musicians. We love to talk with musicians whenever possible [probably a bit too much! :)]. And especially musicians who are interested in our instruments. Please feel more than welcome to email (info@mandoharp.com) or phone us (61- 2-65685545) to discuss your music at any time.

Inspections, trials and pickup by prior arrangement are welcome at our workshop in Nambucca Heads, near Coffs Harbour on the NSW North Coast.

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