Category Archive: Mandolins

(NEW) Collings MT-2 Sunburst – 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 gorgeous MT2 in Sunburst with woods personally selected by us – with a nice pillowy back of

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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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(NEW) Collings MT-2 custom mandolin, Birdseye maple, Italian spruce! – $3,935

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 Honey Amber with woods personally selected by us – with a voluptuous figured back of

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SOLD – (NEW) Standard Stiver F Model Mandolin – $4,950 (SOLD)

(NEW) We’ve ordered a standard Stiver F model for store stock. This will not have the special 40th Anniversary model features and select woods (no pick guard or special purfling, standard grade woods) but will have the same great sound! It features solid curly maple sides and hand-carved back and neck. Solid hand carved Red spruce top. Bound peghead with Stiver

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MT-2 Mandolin Engelmann Spruce over Birdseye Maple – 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… Our absolute favorite configuration (your mileage may vary) after handling hundreds of these mandolins is

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SOLD – (NEW) 40th Anniversary Stiver F Model Mandolin, Salvaged Maple, Rare Woods, One-Piece Back – 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) (2013) Collings MT2-V VARNISH A-model mandolin, wide-nut, fine! – SOLD

(USED) Collings MT-2V VARNISH mandolin – This extremely clean and classic ADIRONDACK SPRUCE spruce topped MT-2 – with the added appeal of the wide (1 and 3/16″) nut width and superb sound of a varnish finish. Here is what Collings says about VARNISH: ***How does a varnish finish compare to a lacquer finish? Varnish is a softer and therefore more flexible finish material. While

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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) (2006) Stiver F-5 mandolin – SOLD

(Pre-owned) (Built in 2009) Chestnut brown Stiver F model w/ radiused fretboard, nickel SCHALLER tuners, engraved James tailpiece, scooped fretboard extension, and that famous Stiver bluegrass bark. This is a 2009 model with “a little bit of honest player wear”. Look over the photos. It’s been played a lot and it’s got its  share of finish wear and a few unique scratches and dings – and it

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(NEW) Collings MT mandolin, Sunburst, Gloss-top, ivoroid binding, WIDE-NUT – $2,745

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– this one with good old Sugar maple and an Engelmann spruce top. The gloss-top sunburst finish on the Engelmann spruce is pretty as always. Then we’ve got IVOROID binding, nickel tuners with ivoroid knobs, Collings tailpiece, and the

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SOLD – (NEW) Collings MT2-V Birdseye Maple, Varnish, Engelmann Spruce, tortoise binding – 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… Our absolute favorite configuration (your mileage may vary) after handling hundreds of these

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(SOLD) Phoenix Neo-Classical mandolin – Nice! – SOLD

(SOLD) 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 to a very

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(NEW) Collings MT2 Tangerine Burst, Adirondack Top, with Pick guard – $3,690

(NEW) We’ve done it again. We have a knack for landing Collings’ sweetest mandolins, and we’ve done it again. We sell more than forty Collings mandolins each year and we like to think we get a bit smarter with each instrument. We travelled to Collings to shop and chop for extraordinary maple and Adirondack and Engelmann spruce for the next couple o’ dozen *special*

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(SOLD) Collings MF5-V (Varnish) Birdseye Maple, Engelmann Spruce, Fern Inlay, Waverly tuners, James Tailpiece! – SOLD

(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 travel to Austin and we select our own woods. We spied this SPECTACULAR block of Birdseye Maple on our last visit, large enough to yield a one-piece back, and we could only imagine how gorgeous

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Collings MT Mandola, Sunburst, Satin – $2,970

(NEW) The MT Mandola from Collings. This one has an *Adirondack* spuce top and satin finish.  Standard model, with lovely flame maple back, and thin satin finish… Serial #2365 MSRP: $3,300 AMW Price: $2,970  

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