A unique instrument and a blend of a few Northfield designs. This A5 borrows from our very popular Model M and Artist Series Mandolins to create a powerful response in an elegantly appointed instrument.
This mandolin has a handful of unique features that set it apart from Northfield's Standard Series including a master grade Italian spruce top, premium maple back, sides, and neck, spirit varnish finish, and Nugget tailpiece.
Sides / Back / Neck: Premium carved figured maple
Top: Master grade Italian spruce
Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl
Nut Material / Width: Bone / 1.125” (28.6mm)
Tuners: Gotoh with black buttons
Fingerboard Material / Radius: Ebony / 5.7" (145mm) at nut, 7.7" (196mm) at 20th fret
Bridge Material: Ebony
Binding: Single-ply brown tortoise, top-bound only
Pickguard: Abbreviated brown tortoise
Tailpiece: Nugget® designed by Mike Kemnitzer
Finish Material: Spirit varnish
Finish Color: Sunburst
Strings: Custom Gauged Daddario EXP (.011 .016 .026 .040)