Category Archive: Mandolins

(NEW) Custom Calton Case for F Model Mandolin – Black with Burgundy & Silver Splatter – $965

 (Just arrived!) from Calton Cases (Austin, TX) a gorgeous custom F model mandolin case – BLACK with burgundy and silver “splatter” finish (kind of a minimalist Jackson Pollock thing) with silver velvet interior. AMW Price: $965

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(NEW) Collings MT2 Mandolin, WIDE-NUT, Torrefied Adirondack Spruce, Tortoise Bindings, James Tailpiece, Collings Case – $4,320

JUST ARRIVED  – More Collings “Cooked”  WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a highly

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SOLD – (NOS) Modern Case Co. F-Model Mandolin Cases – Nice!! – SOLD

We used to sell these fine cases – right up until the Modern Case Co. went out of business. These American made, super-light and super-protective rigid foam cases were among our favorites. They really do offer a level of protection close to a fiberglass flight case, without the weight. They come with secure accessory pockets, a high quality handle, zipper

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(NEW) Stiver F Model, Red Spruce, Radiused Fretboard – $5,200

(NEW) Another month, another Stiver mandolin! Our friend Lou Stiver brings us one of his fine mandolins every month, and we look forward to each visit! Without reservation, we express our long-standing reverence for Stiver mandolins. They are among the finest in the world, and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.There is no more HONEST mandolin being made today

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(USED) Standard Stiver F Model Mandolin, One-Piece Back, Radiused Fretboard, James Tailpiece – SOLD

(NEW)This wonderful standard Stiver, just arrived, features solid curly maple sides and hand-carved back and neck. Solid hand carved Red spruce top. Bound peghead with Stiver script logo & fern, bound radiused ebony fretboard, pearl dot inlay, scooped fingerboard extension (to reduce pick noise on the frets), mother-of-pearl nut, truss rod, nickel hardware, vintage style bridge. Nickel tailpiece has Stiver logo.

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(NEW) Collings MT-2 Mandolin, Torrefied Adirondack Spruce Top, Wide Nut, One-Piece Back, Ivoroid Binding, Collings Case – $4,095

JUST ARRIVED  – More Collings “Cooked”  WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a figured one

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(NEW) Collings MT2 Mandolin, Torrefied Adirondack Spruce, Tortoise Bindings, James Tailpiece, Collings Case – $4,185

JUST ARRIVED  – Collings “Cooked”  WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a figured one piece

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Standard Model, Satin Finish – SOLD

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is a basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. This one has the standard (1 and 1/8″) nut width, and honestly, is about all the mandolin the average Joe (or Jane) could ever need! Serial # 3791 MSRP $2,850… AMW Price: $2,565  (SOLD) (JD) Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of

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(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Satin Finish, Standard Model – $2,565

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is your basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. All the mandolin one needs, you might say. This one has the standard (1 and 1/8″) nut width for those who are so inclined… Serial # 3877 MSRP $2,850… AMW Price: $2,565 Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of the Greencards:

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SOLD – (NEW) Custom Stiver F model, Torrefied Carpathian Spruce! – fern inlay – fantastic!! – $5,500

(NEW) Without reservation, we express our long-standing reverence for Stiver mandolins. They are among the finest in the world, and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.There is no more HONEST mandolin being made today as they are, one at a time, by hand, in Mr. Stiver’s Polk, PA workshop. Since the 500 or so Stiver mandolins out there pretty

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SOLD – (NEW) Stiver F Model Mandolin, Custom with Torrefied Red Spruce, Flowerpot Inlay – SOLD

(NEW) We are big fans of Stiver mandolins. Big fans. They are among the finest instruments in the world, and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.There is no more HONEST mandolin being made today as they are, one at a time, by hand, by our good friend Lou Stiver in central Pennsylvania. Since the 500 or so Stiver mandolins out there pretty much speak for

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SOLD (Just Arrived) Phoenix Neo-Classical Mandolin – Our Favorite Phoenix! – SOLD

Just Arrived – (NEW) We are HUGE fans of this model – as we are of all Phoenix mandolins, but we have to confess a special affection for this lightly braced and lightly crafted  model. For our mandolin orchestra types and those of Celtic influence…..the charming and visceral NeoClassical Phoenix… This model is designed for light gauge strings (comes with Thomastik 154-K) and responds

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MT2 Custom Engelmann Spruce over Flame Sugar Maple, Tortoise Bindings, Collings Case – SOLD

JUST ARRIVED  – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We pick our own wood, and we pat our own backs, and we’ve got a sharp eye for the good stuff… Here is a custom MT2 in dark sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a figured back of

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(NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Base Model, with Wide 1 and 3/16″ Nut – $2,700

(NEW) MORE GOOD WOOD!! This is a basic satin finish Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. We ordered this one with the wider (1 and 3/16″) nut width for those who are so inclined… Serial # 3790 MSRP $3,000… AMW Price: $2,700 Buy an MT mandolin and YOU can sound like Kym Warner of the Greencards:  

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MT Mandolin, Creme Top, Gloss Top, Ivoroid Binding, Engelmann – SOLD

JUST ARRIVED – MORE GOOD WOOD!! We sell about forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This then is *another* Collings MT– with nicely flamed Sugar maple and and Engelmann spruce top. The gloss-top creme finish on the Engelmann spruce is stunning. Then we’ve got IVOROID binding, nickel tuners with ivoroid knobs, Collings tailpiece, and a subtle burgundy stain on

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