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Kentucky KM-858 Artist F-model Mandolin

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
$1,295.00
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1500000298694   POS #:115879215
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The traditional F-model mandolin as we know it today was introduced by Loar in the early 1920’s and represents the epitome of design and function. For Kentucky, the KM-858 Gold Top Artist F-model Mandolin represents their own achievements when it comes to high-quality, professional level instruments specifically designed to meet the demands…and bud...  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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • 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
$1,295.00
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Overview

The traditional F-model mandolin as we know it today was introduced by Loar in the early 1920’s and represents the epitome of design and function. For Kentucky, the KM-858 Gold Top Artist F-model Mandolin represents their own achievements when it comes to high-quality, professional level instruments specifically designed to meet the demands…and budgets…of players at every level.

By using the finest naturally dry-aged Alpine tone woods – a Kentucky Exclusive – and topping it off with a beautiful, sparkling Gold lacquer top finish, the KM-858 really is a gem in the line and will put the Midas Touch on your tone.

Features

  • Solid German spruce carved top gives you clean articulation and a crisp, bright tone
  • Select solid flamed Alpine maple back and sides provide extra punch
  • Slim select Alpine one-piece maple neck for comfortable, easy action
  • Premium radiused ebony fingerboard gives extra durability and striking good looks
  • Metallic gold top for lasting beauty and luster
Specifications
  • Back and Side Material: Solid Flamed Alpine Maple
  • Binding: IV/B/IV Multi Binding
  • Body Style: F-Model
  • Bridge Material: Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels
  • Fingerboard Binding: Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish: Metallic Gold Top
  • Neck / Body Joint: Traditional Dovetail
  • Neck Material: One-piece Select Flamed Solid Apline Maple
  • Note: Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
  • Number of Frets Clear: 15
  • Number of Frets Total: 22
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1 1/8 in.
  • Peghead Inlay: Rose of Sharon/Logo Script
  • Peghead Overlay: Black ABS
  • Pickguard: Multi-Ply B-W-B
  • Plating: Gold-plated / Pattern and Etched Logo
  • Scale Length: 13 7/8 in. (354mm)
  • Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
  • Tailpiece: 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
  • Top: Solid German Spruce
  • Top Purfling: Multi-Ply IV-B-IV Top and Back / single IV
  • Truss Rod: Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tuning Machines: Standard 4-On-A-Plate/Removable Grained Ivoroid Buttons
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