Category Archive: Other Mandolins

(USED) June F-5 Mandolin – $2,950

(USED) June F-5 mandolin. June mandolins and guitars are handcrafted by Walter Johnson in Campobello, South Carolina. This particular F-5 (his #39) left the shop in early 2013. According to the build sheet (included with instrument) its specs are as follows: Old growth Adirondack spruce top parallel tone bar bravcing birdseye maple 3-piece neck with cocobolo center strip birdseye maple

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ON HOLD – (USED) (2005) Pomeroy Mandolin – F5 Standard – ON HOLD

(USED) This is a used (10 years old) Pomeroy F-5 by Don Paine. it has Don’s standard deep “V” vintage Gibson neck profile (1 and 3/16″ wide radiused fretboard) and a light honey-burst finish with a real nice one piece back!) This warm sounding mandolin has been played in the Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra for most of its life. The bone saddle has added

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(NEW) Stiver 40th Anniversary Model F-style Mandolin, Exotic Salvaged Woods – $6,450

(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. Imagine our excitement, then, when we were able, exclusively, to offer the 40th Anniversary Stiver mandolin. When Lou Stiver and I discussed the idea for his 40th Anniversary mandolins, we couldn’t think of a lot of changes, since

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SOLD – (USED) Rigel A+ Deluxe Mandolin, Dark Sunburst – SOLD

(USED) Pre-owned EC++, tobacco sunburst finish, sleek A body with rounded contours, carved spruce top, tuned f-holes, carved one-piece maple back and sides, bolt-on maple neck, radiused ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 22 frets, scooped fretboard extension, adjustable ebony bridge. logo engraved on tailpiece, 4-on-a-plate tuners with pearloid buttons, factory transducer pickup, gold hardware, 1-3/16″ nut, 14″ scale. Nice mando! Used

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(USED) Breedlove McKenzie Mandolin, With Arm Rest – $2,950

(USED) Just in on consignment, we’ve got a distinctive McKenzie model from Breedlove. This one is in VG+ condition, with some light pick marks on the guard, a few faint swirls on the top and a bit of fret wear under the A course. These mandolins have Sitka spruce tops and flame maple backs and sides, and a roomy nut

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SOLD – (Vintage) Circa 1920’s Lyon & Healy Washburn (Chicago) Style B 2-point Mandolin – Birdseye Maple – SOLD

(USED) Here we have a very nice 20s Lyon & Healy Style B mandolin. These instruments are highly sought after by classical players for their sweet and full tone. This mandolin is in excellent condition and has some fine birdseye maple for the back,and a tight straight grain spruce for the top. The original tailpiece cover, tuners and pick guard are

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(Vintage) 1922 Gibson A Model Snakehead – $2,750

Serial # 71270, FON 11753. The ‘Snakehead’ mandolins built by Gibson during Lloyd Loar’s tenancy at the company are widely considered to be the finest oval hole A-style instruments the company ever built. This 1922 Sheraton Brown example is in wonderful condition and beautifully preserved. It plays cleanly and well, and shows relatively little fretwear. No repairs, seam separations or structural

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Breedlove Alpine High End Mandolin – $2,750

(NOS) In Stock – Master Class fancy A style mandolin designed (and signed) by Kim Breedlove, with their teardrop body shape highly figured solid maple back and sides, carved solid spruce top with F-holes, ebony fingerboard with abalone “Alpine” inlay, ebony Loar style bridge and peghead overlay, ivoroid bound neck, headstock and body, gold Schaller tuners with white pearloid buttons, gold

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SOLD – (USED) A. Lawrence Smart 2-Point Mandolin, Engelmann Spruce, Spirit Varnish, Waverly Tuners – Spectacular! – SOLD

(USED, 2012)  We are excited to get to handle this very fine handcrafted mandolin from the workshop of Lawrence Smart of Hailey, Idaho. This is his satin finish SPIRIT VARNISH two-point model made of beautifully figured sugar maple and topped with Engelmann spruce. The sound is spectacular.  The instrument is very well set up, with very strong tone and buckets of volume. It’s also decked out with the finest

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SOLD – (USED) Poe CF-3 two-point mandolin, spirit varnish, Waverly tuners – SOLD

(USED) (2011)  We are excited to get to handle this very fine handcrafted mandolin from the workshop of Andy Poe of Columbia, Missouri. This is his FRENCH POLISH SPIRIT VARNISH CF-3 two-point model made of nicely figured sugar maple and topped with Adirondack spruce. The instrument is very well set up, with rich and balanced tone and plenty of volume. It’s also decked out

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SOLD – (NEW) National Resophonic RM-1 reso-mandolin, maple with Hot-Plate electronics! – SOLD

(NEW) A very popular model for us – and difficult to keep in stock. Often sold before they arrive – here’s your chance to join the party! Can you hear me now? Can you hear me now? National Resophonic Maple body Resonator mandolin with Retro steampunk parts. This one has the optional Hot Plate electronics added!  Put some “turn it up” into your

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SOLD – (NEW) Stiver 40th Anniversary model, old salvaged Maple, one-piece back, Red Spruce, James tailpiece – SOLD

(NEW) Without reservation, we express our reverence for Stiver mandolins, we know they are among the finest in the world,  and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.  Imagine our excitement, then, now that we are able, exclusively, to offer the 40th Anniversary Stiver mandolin. When Mr. Stiver and I discussed the idea for his 40th Anniversary mandolins, we couldn’t think

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SOLD – (USED) Special Phoenix “Europa II” Neo-Classical mandolin with McIntyre Feather pickup – custom – SOLD

 (USED) Phoenix custom “Europa II” Neo-classical We are HUGE fans of the NeoClassical model – as we are of all Phoenix mandolins, but we have to confess a special affection for this model. It is a truly unique offering in the mandolin world.  For our mandolin orchestra types and those of Celtic influence…..the charming and visceral NeoClassical Phoenix… This model is

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(NEW) Calton mandolin cases! Fit A, F, and 2-point models, Orange – Call for availability

  If ORANGE is the new BLACK, we have your mandolin case!! (NEW) Calton cases are now being manufactured in Austin Texas by our pal Jon Green. The quality is back, and the wait is over. The cases are decidedly “European” now with all the Keith Calton improvements – including new latch hardware, bumpers and an RFID security chip. We currently have:

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(NEW) Calton Mandolin Cases – Fit A model, F model or 2-point Mandolins – $765

(NEW) Calton cases are now being manufactured in Austin Texas by our pal Jon Green. The quality is back, and the wait is over. The cases are decidedly “European” now with all the Keith Calton improvements – including new latch hardware, bumpers and an RFID security chip. Call for color availability. We usually have four or five in stock…..sometimes more…in assorted

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