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Collings MF 5 Mandolin F Style with Black Adirondack Top Maple Back PreOwned 2004 ID-12062


Collings MF 5 Mandolin F Style with Black Adirondack Top Maple Back PreOwned 2004

Collings MF 5 Mandolin F Style with Black Adirondack Top Maple Back PreOwned 2004

Collings hand-crafted mandolins are the best in the business. Beloved by players such as include James Nash (The Waybacks), Adam Steffey, James Key (Hamilton County Ramblers), Sarah Jarosz, Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons), and The Greencards!

If a Collings Mandolin has been on your bucket list but the price has scared you away – or if the perfection of a Collings Mandolin means that that you would hate to take it out on the festival circuit or clubs, then this mandolin may just be what you are looking for.

It comes to us already loved upon. It has a few dents and minor scratches (black tops don’t hide such very well) and the first 7 frets are new. It has a new Cumberland Acoustic Bridge upgrade(in the case & ready for installation) and a portion the neck has been sanded to the bare wood to make gliding down the neck as quick as can be.

Like any Collings MF 5 it is a fully appointed F-model with a carved, seasoned Adirondack Spruce top (with Black Top finish) and premium Flame Maple back and sides. The tone from this pre-loved mandolin is bold and open. It sounds just like you’d want your mandolin to. With clear resonant highs that never sound thin and plenty of bass notes.

Collings MF5 models also have their distinctive Mother of Pearl Flourish Inlay on the headstock. The LR Baggs Radius Pickup means you are ready to just plug in and play! This comes with a Guardian Hard Case and the original bridge is in the case.

Give us a call to chat about it or check out some of our other Collings Mandolins

Collings MF


Shipping Weight: 20

Serial: F320

Top Wood: Adirondack Spruce

Back Wood: Flamed Maple

Nut Width: 1 1/8"

Scale: 13 7/8"

Bracing: Parallel tone bar bracing

Inlays: Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays

Neck Wood: Maple

Fretboard: Ebony 5 1/2"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Spacing: 1 9/16" string spacing

Bridge: Ebony

Tuners: Nickel Tuners with Ivoroid Buttons

Purfling: Black/white purflings

Body Binding: Grained ivoroid

Fretboard Binding: Grained ivoroid

Headstock Binding: Grained ivoroid

Headstock Shape: Bound Florentine-style headstock

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Collings logo and flourish inlay

Frets To Body: 15

Neck Profile: V shaped neck profile

Body Depth: 1 13/16"

Lower Bout Width: 9 15/16"

Body Length: 12 7/8"

Total Length: 27 7/16"

Pickup(s): LR Baggs Radius

Case: Guardian Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: Black Gloss Top

Misc. 2: Mortise and tenon neck joint

Misc. 3: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire

Misc. 5: F-soundholes

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