Passernig Deluxe F-5 VarnishNew - Another great example of beauty, power and beautiful full masterful tone from Stefan Passernig. Adirondack Spruce top, Red Maple flamed back, sides and neck, varnish sunburst finish with French polish, Ebony triple bound fingerboard, triple bound body & peghead, Ebony triple bound abbreviated pickguard, traditional style Ebony bridge, “James” tailpiece with “ Passernig” logo, Golden Age antiqued tuners with Ivoroid buttons and 1 1/8’’ bone nut. We have found no hand made mandolin with these features that can match this instrument and many costing thousands more can touch it. This instrument is full of life with dry open “woody” and “airy” overall sound. Responds in an instant with a lot of “pop and ping.” The best mandolin in this price range we have encountered. These never last long and all you have to do is play it and you will see why. Priced with Travelite semi-hard case.
Product ID: 816
Passernig Deluxe F-5 Style Varnish New - One of the best mandolins you will ever hold in your hand as well as one of the hardest to obtain. This is the first "F's" we have received in almost a year and it is simply outstanding. Swiss Spruce top, Sugar Maple back, sides & neck, triple bound body, neck and headstock, Ebony abbreviated fingerboard, Ebony traditional adjustable bridge, triple bound Ebony pickguard, engraved satin nickel traditional tailpiece, Golden Age satin nickel tuners with Ivoroid buttons, 1 1/8'' bone nut width, 1924 style Cremona oil varnish sunburst finish and shellac / French polish neck. Robust and responsive with excellent balance and clarity. Powerful chop in every position, deep majestic tone, warm midrange and smooth non-harsh high end. This mandolin is the best for the money we have encountered and will surpass some costing thousands more. His mandolins simply do not disappoint. Priced with "Travelite" semi-hard case. Call or email for price.
Product ID: 937