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2004 Collings MF5V, Adirondack Spruce, One-Piece Maple Back, Wide Nut, Varnish - USED - SOLD



(USED) Here we go!  Ever is short supply and high demand, we are pleased to offer this early Collings MF5V, from just the third year of mandolin production!  It's all opened up, lovingly owned and played but obviously not abused in any way.  Some light marks on the pick guard, a little fret wear under the A course, and some faint capo marks on the neck shaft are the only indicators that this instrument is about to turn 20 years old. 

Adirondack spruce top with dark sunburst finish under thin varnish, mesmerizing one-piece maple back with beautiful figuring.  Fully bound in ivoroid with bound ebony pick guard, ivoroid neck and peghead binding, ivoroid tuner buttons and decorative scroll inlay.  Wide 1 3/16" nut.  Collings tailpiece.  The original hard case is in great condition. 

If you've been following pricing on Collings mandolins of late, you may have noticed that current pricing for this model starts at $12,950 (before one-piece back and pick guard are added) and wait times can stretch into the years.  Here is your chance to own one of the best from one of the best!

Serial #288 (2004)
AMW Price: SOLD (Online checkout, ON CONSIGNMENT)

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