Description

Rarely available Collings MF5-O! This is as powerful an oval-hole instrument as there is, with a round, singing tone that sounds great no matter the context: bluegrass, Celtic, old-time, jazz ~ this mandolin can take whatever you've got to give it and responds with lightning speed. This instrument features stunning tone woods, full gloss finish & body binding -- and the unparalleled craftsmanship synonymous with the Collings brand. Priced with TKL hard case!

 

Specs

  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Premium figured maple back, sides and neck
  • X-bracing
  • Grained ivoroid top/back/neck & peghead binding
  • Grained ivoroid rosette and bound soundhole
  • Black/white purflings
  • Full high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Bound Florentine-style headstock
  • 13 Degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay w/Collings logo and flourish inlay
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Mortise and tenon neck joint
  • 22-frets, neck joins the body at the 13th fret
  • V shaped neck profile with 1 9/16" string spacing
  • 7"-11 5/8" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 3/16" Bone nut
  • 13 7/8" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Custom adjustable floating ebony bridge
  • Collings original one-piece nickel tailpiece
  • Nickel tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario J-74 (.011"-.040")
  • Serial No. F2119

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