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Northfield A5 Special, #100, Italian Alpine Spruce, One-Piece Maple Back - NEW - SOLD


(NEW) Ready for something really special?  This Northfield A5 Special is the 100th such example that the company has made, so to commemorate the occasion they've given us a wonderful and classy mandolin.

The top is Italian Alpine spruce, approaching the stiffness of Adirondack but with its own distinctive tonal complexities.  The back is an extraordinary figured maple, carved from one piece.  The visual appointments include dark cherry sunburst, gold hardware, Nugget tailpiece, ivoroid body, neck and peghead binding, bound ebony pick guard and flowerpot headstock flourish.  It has the standard 1 1/8" nut width and a compound radius ebony fingerboard.  Includes Airloom recurve case.

Serial #230100
AMW Price: $4,495 (Online checkout, Northfield 2023 MAP price)

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