(719) 634-2228 | mail@avenueguitars.com
Colorado Springs, CO | Open by appointment
(719) 634-2228 | mail@avenueguitars.com
Colorado Springs, CO | Open by Appointment

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Northfield Artist 5-Bar w/ One-Piece Back and Icelandic Brown Finish (#A210104) For Sale at Avenue Guitars

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Regular price T$6,000

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Online orders will still be fulfilled on a limited schedule. Learn more here.

This stunning Northfield Artist Series mandolin has an Italian red spruce top and Northfield's "Variation 1" 5-bar bracing style.

Like all Northfield mandolins, the Artist Series models have a rich, warm, throaty voice that sounds "old" right out of the box. However, the Artist mandolins take that signature Northfield tone to the next level, offering more volume, more low end, and more complexity than you'll find in the lower models.

Above all, the Artist Series mandolins have an incredible resonance and presence that you can feel as much as hear. It's a quality that doesn't to come through in videos and sound clips, but when you have the mandolin in your hands you'll notice it immediately.

To learn more, we recommend checking out Northfield's official Artist Series product page.

5-Bar Bracing

This Artist mandolin features Northfield's "Variation 1" 5-bar bracing system. This style of bracing is designed to produce a warmer, mellower tone with a richer low end.

While the 2-bar and 5-bar Artist mandolins each have their own personalities, we've found that the distinction between two designs is subtle. The 5-bar is a bit warmer and deeper while the 2-bar is slightly brighter and has a little more punch, but to our ears the tonal difference is more nuanced than some players might expect.

Specs

  • Italian red spruce top
  • Flame maple back/sides
  • One-piece back
  • Gilchrist/Northfield tailpiece w/ engraved Northfield logo
  • Ebony fingerboard and pickguard
  • 1-1/8" nut (standard width)
  • Soft V neck profile
  • Gotoh tuning machines
  • French polished spirit varnish finish
  • 5-bar bracing system
  • Case: Airloom "Deluxe" Case
  • Serial A210104

Learn More about Northfield

Professional Setup

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Before shipping your new instrument, we inspect it carefully to ensure it's clean, has fresh strings, and is set up to original factory specs. 

Of course, we're more than happy to do a custom setup at no extra cost. Feel free to contact us beforehand with questions about your setup preferences, or leave a note in the comment box at checkout.

Interest-Free Financing

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PayPal Credit

With PayPal Credit you can easily apply for 6-month financing during the checkout process. There's no interest as long as the balance is paid in full within 6 months.

You can easily apply at checkout by providing just a few basic pieces of information, and you'll know instantly if you're approved.

Click here to learn more about PayPal Credit.

Synchrony

Through our partnership with Synchrony, we are able to offer the following financing options:

  • 6 months at 0% interest
  • 36 months at 13.99% APR

Click here to learn more about financing with Synchrony.

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