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Northfield NFS-F5EW Engelmann Top Wide Nut F-Style Mandolin (#S210829)

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Regular price $3,499 (SOLD)

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Northfield's mandolins offer amazing craftsmanship, superb playability, and a rich, throaty voice, making them tough to beat at any price.

The NFS-F5EW is part of Northfield's S-Series. As part of Northfield's S-Series, the F5S is simply appointed but beautifully crafted, with a style that is traditional yet unique.

Tonally, Northfield has done a remarkable job of reproducing the complex, played-in quality you'd expect from a 100-year-old instrument. Northfield's mandolins are big, warm, and powerful--it's a tone that you can feel as much as hear.

This mandolin features an Engelmann spruce top, which offers a slightly warmer, sweeter tone than the Adirondack models. To our ears, the difference between Engelmann and Adirondack is subtle, but players seeking a somewhat mellower voice may want to consider the Engelmann top.

This mandolin has been customized with a 1-3/16" wide nut. This is 1/16" wider than a stander 1-1/8" nut, a difference of approximately 5%.

Includes gray Airloom Recurve hard case.

Note: This model was previously known as the F5S.

Specs

  • F-style body
  • Engelmann spruce top
  • Flame maple back/sides
  • Sunburst finish
  • Striped ebony pickguard
  • Striped ebony fingerboard (radiused)
  • 1-3/16" nut (wide nut, $200 upcharge)
  • Northfield medium gauge strings (11 - 40)
  • Airloom Recurve Case (gray)
  • Serial S210829

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