Special / Sale Price - 2012 Kentucky KM-5000
Bill Monroe Centennial EditionMore Details
Limited Edition, number 33 of 100, label signed by James Monroe. Commemorates Bill Monroe's 100th birthday. Professional quality mandolin.
Specs; Adirondack Spruce top, flamed Northern Michigan Maple back/sides/neck, cremona sunburst Spirit Varnished finish, 3-ply bindings throughout, flat Ebony fretboard, engraved traditional tailpiece and Gotoh tuning gears with pearl buttons. Head stock features image of Bill Monroe in an exquisite mother-of-pearl inlay.
Exquisite sound too. Cream of the pac-rim crop, for sure. Dry and warm tone with complex over tones and a strong chop. Outstanding bluegrass sound.
Top has a small area of ultra light marks in finish from "pinky plant", only visible when viewed at an angle. Otherwise mint condition.
Offered with repro oblong case with case cover.