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  • The Ellis A-5 Special is an impressively crafted A-model mandolin of premium curly sugar maple with an Adirondack spruce top. Lightburst with a toned top, it features a varnish finish, ivoroid binding, gold hardware and a calligraphy peghead inlay. Tom Ellis hand-graduates the top, carves the neck and does the setup ensuring a very fine instrument. The Ellis tone is rich and sweet. Includes a premium Calton case.
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Features

  • Top:     Adirondack Red Spruce
  • Back:     Premium Grade Sugar Maple
  • Sides:     Sugar Maple
  • Triple Binding:     White/Black/Ivoroid
  • Body Color:     Lightburst Back, Sides & Neck. Toner on Top
  • Body Finish:     Hand-rubbed oil varnish
  • Peghead Veneer:     Ebony
  • Peghead Inlay:     Pearl Ellis Logo with Calligraphy
  • Tuners:     Waverly Satin Gold with Pearl Buttons
  • Neck Wood:     Flamed Sugar Maple
  • Neck Profile:     Soft V
  • Neck Joint:     Curved Mortise and Tenon
  • Truss Rod:     Fully Adjustable
  • Fingerboard:     Ebony with Mother of Pearl Dots
  • Frets:     EVO Gold    
  • Pickguard:     Bound Pickguard
  • Tailpiece:     Satin Gold James, Hand-engraved Logo
  • Bridge:     Ebony w/ Adjustable Saddle
  • Strings:     GHS A270
  • Case:     Calton Case

Dimensions

  • Nut Width:     1 1/8"
  • String Spacing:     1 9/16"
  • Scale Length:     13 7/8"
  • Fingerboard Radius:     7.5" - 15" Compound Radius
  • Body Length:     12 7/8"
  • Body Depth:     1 3/4"
  • Lower Bout Width:     9 5/16"
  • Total Length:     27 7/16"

Ellis A-5 Special Mandolin & Case, Calligraphy Peghead Inlay

Expert Setup
Intl. Fees
Limited Warranty Included

SKU: EA5SP3-301

Regular price
$10,000 USD
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$10,000 USD
The Ellis A-5 Special is an impressively crafted A-model mandolin of premium curly sugar maple with an Adirondack spruce top. Lightburst with a toned top, it features a varnish finish, ivoroid binding, gold hardware and a calligraphy peghead inlay. Tom Ellis hand-graduates the top, carves the neck and does the setup ensuring a very fine instrument. The Ellis tone is rich and sweet. Includes a premium Calton case.
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Features

  • Top:     Adirondack Red Spruce
  • Back:     Premium Grade Sugar Maple
  • Sides:     Sugar Maple
  • Triple Binding:     White/Black/Ivoroid
  • Body Color:     Lightburst Back, Sides & Neck. Toner on Top
  • Body Finish:     Hand-rubbed oil varnish
  • Peghead Veneer:     Ebony
  • Peghead Inlay:     Pearl Ellis Logo with Calligraphy
  • Tuners:     Waverly Satin Gold with Pearl Buttons
  • Neck Wood:     Flamed Sugar Maple
  • Neck Profile:     Soft V
  • Neck Joint:     Curved Mortise and Tenon
  • Truss Rod:     Fully Adjustable
  • Fingerboard:     Ebony with Mother of Pearl Dots
  • Frets:     EVO Gold    
  • Pickguard:     Bound Pickguard
  • Tailpiece:     Satin Gold James, Hand-engraved Logo
  • Bridge:     Ebony w/ Adjustable Saddle
  • Strings:     GHS A270
  • Case:     Calton Case

Dimensions

  • Nut Width:     1 1/8"
  • String Spacing:     1 9/16"
  • Scale Length:     13 7/8"
  • Fingerboard Radius:     7.5" - 15" Compound Radius
  • Body Length:     12 7/8"
  • Body Depth:     1 3/4"
  • Lower Bout Width:     9 5/16"
  • Total Length:     27 7/16"