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Atkinson 2-Point Mandolin (Redwood/Maple)

   
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Specifications

Top: Redwood
Back/Sides/Neck: Figured maple
Body Binding: Holly
Bracing: Tonebar
Bridge: Adjustable compensated ebony
Fingerboard: Katalox
Nut: 1.25"
Neck Joint: Mortise and tenon V-joint
Truss Rod: None
Peghead Veneer: Select hardwood inlay pattern
Tuners: Grover 309 open-gear with ivoroid buttons
Scale Length: 14.25"
Finish: Oil varnish 
Tailpiece: Cast bronze
Case: Hard-shell 
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Description

We're lucky to have a talented mandolin builder like Mike Atkinson out here on the front range. This beautiful two-point A-style (his specialty body style) features redwood on the top and figured maple on the back and sides and seems to have stepped straight out of a previous era. It bears all the character and quirks of a hand-built mandolin, and an open, warm sound that makes you want to pick it up again and again. The neck feel is quite chunky - not the hyper-slim feel common on most modern bluegrass mandolins, encouraging a different sort of playing and a different technique than one's typical fare. This instrument is priced with a hard-shell case for added protection.




*Photos from our inventory, actual grain patterns may vary Slightly. Contact us for details.