Duff Mandolins

  Tony Williamson plays his Duff F-5 with Mike Marshall in Brasilia

Tony Williamson plays his Duff F-5 with Mike Marshall in Brasilia

F5 Mandolin Specs

  • Top Red  Adarondak  Spruce 
  • Back, Sides & Neck :  Eastern Hard Rock Maple 
  • Sunburst Hand stained 
  • Finish Spirit varnish 
  • Tone bars
  • Top & Back Plates Tap tuned 
  • Neck Joint Traditional dovetail 
  • Fingerboard Ebony, with Mother of Pearl. dots 
  • Inlays: Hand cut Mother of Pearl. and abalone 
  • Bridge: Ebony Loar replica bridge 
  • Nut Mother of Pearl 
  • Tuners: Nickel plated Schallers Plastic tuning knobs replaced with ivoroid 
  • Binding:Ivoroid, triple on body, Fb & pickguard 
  • Single ivoroid bound peghead 

 

Custom Options for F-5 Mandolins

  • Engleman Spruce Top 
  • Big Leaf Maple back & sides....on request (no charge) 
  • One piece back: when availability of quality maple allows ........on request 
  • "X" bracing pattern ....on request 
  • Smaller, 'Monteleonie style' pickguard ......on request 
  • Radius fingerboard .....on request 
  • 'Fern' inlay .......$200 
  • Gold hardware .....$150 
  • Virzi Tone Producer ($250) 
  • Mother of Pearl tuner knobs ($100) 
  • Other options please enquire. 
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