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Kentucky KM-156 A-Style Mandolin Natural

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1500000019498   POS #:112343140
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A member of Kentucky's KM-150 series line, the KM-156 is notable for its rich, transparent brown high-gloss finish, which recalls famous mandolins of the prewar era. This carefully applied, ultrathin nitrocellulose lacquer is exactly the same finish that was used on most prewar originals–and it promotes optimum sound as well as looking beautiful an...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $404.99
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Overview

A member of Kentucky's KM-150 series line, the KM-156 is notable for its rich, transparent brown high-gloss finish, which recalls famous mandolins of the prewar era. This carefully applied, ultrathin nitrocellulose lacquer is exactly the same finish that was used on most prewar originals–and it promotes optimum sound as well as looking beautiful and vintage correct.

The neck and body are joined by a modified dovetail joint in the traditional style, which guarantees the greatest strength as well as optimum sound transmission. Genuine solid alpine spruce–meticulously hand-carved and graduated–is used for the top while the back, sides and neck are of select solid maple. This is why Kentucky 150 series mandolins outperform everything in their price range and some costlier makes as well.

Perfectly shaped arching, the finest woods and the skill of luthiers make the KM-156 a world-beater in every respect!

Features

  • Solid carved alpine spruce
  • Solid carved maple back and sides
  • Slim maple neck
  • Choice East Indian rosewood fretboard
  • High-gloss, transparent brown nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Recommended cases: C-1521, C-3720
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