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Northfield A5 Special A-Style Mandolin (#ASM21062)

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Regular price $3,599 (SOLD)

Stunning Northfield A5 Special mandolin with Italian spruce top and flame maple back and sides.

This A5 mandolin features Northfield's unique "Leather Burst" stain. It offers a deep, rich look without covering up the character of the wood.

This is a loud mandolin with great "cut" and projection. The Italian top seems to strike a nice balance between the punchiness of Adirondack and the warmth of Engelmann.

Includes gray Airloom Recurve hard case. 

Mandolin pictured is the actual instrument for sale. 


  • Model NFMSP-A52
  • A-style body
  • Italian spruce top
  • Flame maple back/sides
  • Spirit varnish finish
  • "Leather Burst" stain
  • Triple-ply ivoroid binding
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • 1-1/8" nut width
  • Gotoh tuner
  • Nugget tailpiece
  • Airloom Recurve hardshell case (gray)
  • Serial ASM21062

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About Avenue Guitars

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Founded in 1972, Avenue Guitars is owned and operated by me, Sean Ramsey, in Salida, CO.

My goal is to help you find the perfect instrument while offering a relaxed, no-pressure shopping experience. I know that buying a high-end instrument is a big decision, so don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions!

To learn more, check out the history of Avenue Guitars.

Why Avenue Guitars?

  • Avenue Guitars is a one-man operation. When you call, email, or come in for an appointment, you'll always be working with the same person
  • Everything ships free
  • No sales tax for customers living outside Colorado
  • Prior to shipping, each instrument is carefully cleaned and inspected. I always double-check the setup and intonation, and I'm happy to adjust the action to your personal preferences
  • Fast, easy, 0% financing at checkout with PayPal Credit
  • Since I operate online and by appointment only, my inventory isn't subject to the daily wear and tear of a traditional walk-in shop. In most cases, I'll be the only person who has handled your instrument prior to shipping!
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