Category Archive: F Models

(NEW) Collings MF, Gloss Top, Ivoroid Binding, Sunburst – $4,230

(NEW) Just arrived, a lovely gloss top MF with silky-smooth satin finish on the back and sides.  We stock dozens of Collings mandolins, and this one is another winner, with a chime-y yet throaty voice and even response up and down the neck. The Collings MF has a carved Adirondack spruce top and maple back and sides, and we’ve upgraded

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(NEW) Collings MF, Gloss Top, Sunburst, Wide Nut – $4,950

(NEW) We sure like our Collings mandolins here at AMW, and we sell more than just about any other shop. We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. We’ve sold hundreds of them now and we know what to expect. We expect great sound, perfect workmanship, great tuning stability, buttery-perfect fretwork and dead-on intonation. We expect it and we get it.

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(NEW) Collings MF5-Varnish, Custom, Fern Inlay, Waverly Tuners – $10,350

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This custom dark sunburst MF5 features a highly flamed and figured Sugar maple back and ADIRONDACK spruce top, with gold abalone FERN INLAY (!) standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings, GOLD Waverly tuners with pearl knobs, and gold Collings tailpiece. What the heck is it? Oh, just another off-the-charts fine,

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(NEW) Collings MF Deluxe, Merlot – $5,625

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. This gorgeous merlot MF Deluxe features a highly figured satin finish sugar maple back and a gloss finish ADIRONDACK spruce top, standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings and tuner knobs and ebony pick

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(NEW) Collings MF-5, Blonde – $7,425

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument.  We choose our own wood and we pat our own backs. This blonde MF5 features a highly figured sugar maple back and ADIRONDACK spruce top, standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings, and gold hardware. It’s a thing of beauty, with just the right

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(USED) Collings MF5-Deluxe Varnish!! – (Used, excellent condition!!) – New lower price – $8,500

(Pre-Owned)  OK….For those of you who check our new arrivals page every day (and there over 350 of you!!) here’s a happy story. As you can imagine, in a shop like ours with SO much good stuff, we talk to lots of folks who can have pretty much anything they want.  When the original purchaser (now the seller /consignor) of this

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(NEW) Collings MF5-VARNISH, Fern, Italian Spruce, James tailpiece, gold Waverly tuners – $10,575

(NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year (48 in 2013!!) and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This custom dark sunburst MF5 features a highly flamed and figured Sugar maple back and ITALIAN spruce top, with gold abalone FERN INLAY (!) standard (1 and 1/8″) nut, IVOROID bindings, GOLD Waverly tuners with pearl knobs, and “Collings” engraved gold James tailpiece. We personally selected the woods for

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MF-O Deluxe – $5,895 – SOLD

Another day…another gorgeous Collings mandolin. Here we have another Collings MF-O DELUXE mandolin – a high end sunburst oval hole instrument with ivoroid bindings, and some MAGNIFICENT (special order) QUILTED maple for the one-piece back. The Collings oval hole instruments are X-braced and all have the wider (1 and 3/16″) nut width. This mandolin has the all the sound one would

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(NEW) Collings MF-5 Varnish custom mandolin, Italian spruce, tangerine burst, FERN inlay! – $10,530

ON HOLD – (NEW) We sell more than thirty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. This custom tangerine-burst MF5 features a GORGEOUS ONE PIECE figured Sugar maple back and rare ITALIAN spruce top, with gold abalone FERN INLAY (!) standard (1 and 1/8″) NUT, TORTOISE bindings, GOLD Waverly tuners with ebony knobs, and “Collings” engraved gold James tailpiece. We

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(NEW) Collings MF5-O Oval Hole, QUILTED MAPLE – $8,550

(Just Arrived!)  Another day…another unbelievably gorgeous Collings mandolin. Here we have another Collings MF5-O mandolin – a high end sunburst oval hole instrument with ivoroid bindings, some MAGNIFICENT (special order) one-piece QUILTED maple and the ever-elegant satin Siver Waverly tuners with MOP (mother of pearl) knobs. The Collings oval hole instruments are X-braced and all have the wider (1 and 3/16″) nut

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(NEW) Collings MF5 Deluxe V – Top of the Heap, King of the Hill – $12,375

(JUST ARRIVED) another long awaited, highly anticipated Collings MF5 Deluxe V. Few and far between, always special, always fine. Just the way we see them in our mind’s eye when we shop for wood. So….from scary good wood we selected on our Austin trip more than a year ago: Birdseye Maple & Adirondack Spruce, from the prestigious Lawg firm of

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(NEW) Collings MF5-V, Sunburst, Varnish – $10,575

(NEW) The same wood search that located the set for the MF5s # 1344 and # 1356 found this beautiful gem for us. We were looking, again, for a slab of Sugar maple that would yield a stately but no frills ONE PIECE back, and we found it. A Collings MF5 is a lifetime mandolin, and a lifetime mandolin deserves

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