Special / Sale Price - 2000/2005 Jamie Wiens F-5
S/N 9, this exceptional mandolin was given a face lift by Jamie in 2005 with a new top, new neck and refinish. Remarkable job!
Specs: Sitka Spruce top, Quilted Maple back/sides/neck in a dark burst gloss lacquer finish, 3-ply bindings everywhere (top/back/sides/neck/headstock, everywhere!), radiused Ebony fretboard, 1-1/8" pearl nut, tone bar bracing, flowerpot headstock inlay and gold hardware includes a unique engraved cast tailpiece and Waverly tuning machines with pearl buttons.
Traditional sounding instrument featuring a dry, woody, rich tone with excellent note definition and clarity. Strong, percussive chop.
Excellent-plus condition with light play wear. Superficial finish marks. Headstock has a few string winder and clip-on tuner scars and a string scratch or two. Minor fret wear.
Includes semi-hard Bobelock travel type case. Trades gladly considered on this fine, Canadian built mandolin.