Birdseye / German spruce Mandola
Martin Simpson is selling his 2014 Mandola. He tells me it sounds absolutely gorgeous (his own words coming soon) but after three years he has realised he just doesn’t play paired strings instruments. It is in absolutely as new condition.
Martin admiring the Birdseye maple back and sides and figured mahogany neck
|Back and sides:||Birdseye maple|
|Bridge:||Ebony with bone saddle|
|Binding:||Rosewood with black and white purfling|
|Scale:||Scale: 20.5″″ (52.7 cm)|
|Body width:||14.2″ (36 cm)|
|Tuners:||Gold Gotoh minis|
It is built from the most beautiful wood, it comes in a modified banjo case and has a fitted Highlander pickup.