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Kentucky KM-505 A Style Mandolin, Vintage S/B Solid carved spruce top, solid flamed carved maple body, ebony f/b, F hole

Kentucky KM-505 A Style Mandolin, Vintage S/B

Solid carved spruce top, solid flamed carved maple body, ebony f/b, F hole

Item ID: GR31037   Model No: KM-505   
    Product Features
  • Solid, handcarved and graduated select spruce top and solid, handcarved select highly flamed maple back and sides
  • Radiused ebony fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers and modern extension over the body
  • Bound rosewood peghead overlay with Kentucky script and inchMountain Rose inlaid in pearl
    Product Specifications
  • Back: Solid Flame Maple
  • Body: Solid Flame Maple
  • FB: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Neck: Solid maple
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8
  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Weight: 1.60 kg (approx)
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: KM-505
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The Artist line of Kentucky mandolins has been expanded to include perhaps the best value in a professional quality A-Model mandolin. Every feature of the KM-505 was specifically chosen to meet not only the demands of the beginning player, but also the demanding requirements of working professionals. Fine solid spruce and solid flamed maples are hand-selected at this level to assure that every instrument looks as good as it sounds.

Vintage-style ebony bridge with small adjustment screws and traditional 2-screw truss rod cover plate.

Bone nut, highly polished nickel silver frets and high quality, gold-plated Gotoh tuners and gold-plated tailpiece with leather insert.


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Arch Top A-Style Mandolins Information

Gibson pioneered making mandolins with front and back carved into an arch from sold wood similar to a violin. These days arch tops are also created by pressing the wood to shape. Generally with f-shaped soundholes, this style is preferred for bluegrass music.
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Kentucky: Quality A & F style bluegrass mandolins from the makers of the Blueridge Guitars   View all Kentucky Mandolins   View all Kentucky Products

Kentucky mandolins are designed by major USA manufacturers Saga, modelled on the best vintage instruments. Every Kentucky mandolin is meticulously hand-crafted from the finest materials to produce the best possible instrument for players of every level. They are ideal for bluegrass music and played by professionals in the USA and Europe. These come from the same company that makes Blueridge guitars and Regal Dobros.