Eastman MD815/v Antique Varnish F Style Mandolin with Case

Eastman
Code: MD815/v
£2,349.00
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Vintage but New! A delight for the eyes and ears! The Eastman 815/v Antique Varnish features a solid hand-carved Adirondack spruce top for outstanding volume and tone. Features include highly flamed solid hand-carved maple back & sides, ebony fretboard & bridge, bone nut, fully bound body,fretboard & headstock. The MD815/v features 6 stage ageing process including french polishing to make you mandolin look, feel and sound like a real vintage instrument. Supplied in Deluxe hard case. See below for details and specifications

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Description

The Eastman 815/v Antique Varnish mandolin 

Individually hand-crafted using time-honoured methods and premium hand-carved solid tonewoods. Solid carved spruce top, solid flamed carved maple back & sides. Ebony fingerboard and adjustable ebony bridge with F-style body with F-holes for warm, ringing tones and excellent sound projection. The beautiful traditional antique varnish finish puts the 'icing on the cake' with this incredible much sought after 8-series mandolin.

The mandolin of choice for traditional bluegrass and country players, Eastman F-Style Mandolins are lovingly handcrafted with premium tonewoods and time-honored traditional methods.

Each hand built Eastman instrument is designed and constructed to provide the most demanding musician with excellent playability, superior tone and volume and unfailing reliability through excellent design.

Specifications

  • Neck Material:Maple
  • Fingerboard:Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius:12"
  • Nut:Bone 1 3/32"
  • Fretwire:23 Jescar FW37053
  • Scale Length:13 7/8"
  • Body Style:F-Style w/ F-Holes
  • Body Dimensions:26 11/16" x 10" x 1 7/8"
  • Body Top:Solid Adirondack Spruce
  • Body Back/Sides:Solid Highly Flamed Maple
  • Truss Rod:Single Acting
  • Binding:Top, Back, Fingerboard, and Headstock
  • Binding Material:Ivoroid
  • Logo:Pearl Headstock Flower Pot
  • Inlay:Pearl Dots
  • Side Dot Color:Black
  • Body Finish:Antique Varnish
  • Neck/Headstock Finish:Antique Varnish
  • Harware Color:Chrome
  • Tailpiece:Eastman Cast Aluminum Tailpiece
  • Bridge:Adjustable Compensated Ebony Bridge
  • String Spacing:1 5/8"
  • Nut Height:.018"
  • Pickups:Optional K&K Duotone ($100)
  • Tuners:Gotoh MF40R-MP-NI
  • Strap Peg:Ebony
  • Strings:D'Addario J74
  • Action Height:0.060"/0.050"

Case: Fitted case included in price

Warranty: Eastman lifetime Warranty against materials and workmanship

More information on the K&K Mandolin pickup

The Mandolin Twin is a dual-head retrofit mandolin transducer. It reproduces the original mandolin tone with very natural tone quality and it is highly feedback resistant. It is used by high end Mandolin builders like Clark Mandolins and by many professional players.
The Mandolin Twin Internal is a fully internal pickup system. Both the tranducers and the endpin-jack are mounted inside the mandolin. The transducers are attached with double-sided adhesive tape, providing a robust installation with minimum sound interference.

Specification

Mandolin Type
Mandolin

Brand Specifics

Range / Series
F-Style Series

Body

Body Shape
F-Style
Body Soundhole Shape
F-Holes
Build Type
All Solid
Hand Carved
Yes

Electrics

Factory Fitted Pickup
No

Other

Right or Left Handed
Right Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
Deluxe Hard Case

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