Ellis A-5 Deluxe Mandolin & Case, #471, Shopworn

$5,800 $6,200
sku: EA5DLX3-7
This lovely mandolin is a Loar-inspired A-5 Deluxe Custom from Tom Ellis, of Austin, TX.  (It has a few very light dents in the top above and below the bridge, therefore the discounted price.)  The Adirondack red spruce top that is hand graduated to Loar specs with tone bar bracing, f-holes, and a lightly toned top. The flame maple back, sides, and neck all feature a lightburst finish. Other fine details include a radiused ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays, an engraved gold custom James tailpiece, and Waverly gold tuners with ivoroid buttons. A beautifully crafted instrument with signature Ellis tone.   More Details...

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  • Adirondack red spruce top hand graduated to Loar specs with tone bar bracing
  • Flamed maple sides and two-piece back
  • Flamed maple neck
  • 1 1/8" nut width
  • Ellis adjustable ebony bridge
  • Radiused ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlay
  • Engraved gold custom James tailpiece
  • Waverly gold tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • Bound top, back, neck, and headstock
  • Snakehead peghead with intricate line art and "Ellis" headstock inlays
  • Lightburst back & sides with toned top
  • Hand rubbed oil varnish finish
  • Small ebony pickguard
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • Superior brand white fiberglass case