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Northfield NFM-A5+ Special Engelmann Spruce, Maple, Sunburst - NEW - SOLD


(NEW) Usually outfit with Italian spruce, we had this A5 Special from Northfield built with premium Engelmann spruce, among the warmest and most responsive top woods used in mandolin building.  The results are just what we were after, a brand new instrument that has equal parts rich and detailed sound, right out of the box!

Top: Engelmann spruce
Back / Neck / Sides: Highly Figured Maple
Bridge / Fingerboard: Ebony
Tuners: Gotoh
Tailpiece: Nugget® designed by Mike Kemnitzer (Nickel Plated)
Binding: Single-Ply Tortoise Celluloid, Top and Back-Bound
Pickguard: Tortoise Celluloid
Nut Width: 1-1/8” (28mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 5.7" (145mm) at nut, 7.7" (196mm) at 20th fret
Finish: Spirit varnish
Color: Sunburst
Strings: Northfield Medium Phosphor Bronze
Case: Slate Grey Airloom "Recurve"

Serial #M210106
AMW Price: $2,995 (Online checkout, Northfield 2022 MAP price)

For more information, email or call (412) 422-0710

Financing options through United Midwest Bank will appear after entering contact and shipping information in checkout!