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Kentucky KM-1000 Master F-model Mandolin w/Gig Bag & Pro-Setup

$2,049.00

Here is a professional quality F-Style mandolin, offered by Kentucky at a surprisingly affordable price relative to the materials used, the design excellence and the attention to detail in the construction and finish. Only the finest American spruce and maple is hand-carved and graduated for the tops and backs. Deluxe 14:1 reverse tuners, pre-war style ebony bridge and side-striped w/b/w ivoroid body binding all reek vintage. Take a trip back to the early 20s on the Kentucky time machine…it is surprisingly affordable.

 

At Sun Valley Guitars, our setups are legendary. With 15+ years of perfecting our setup, and thousands of Mandolins set up meticulously by Sun Valley Guitars Owner, Brian Farmer, you know when your Mandolin arrives, it’s going to play and sound great! To learn more about our setups, please visit our setup page here. Also feel free to give us a call if you have questions.

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Description

  • Handcrafted by Master Luthiers
  • Solid, hand-carved and graduated select red spruce top
  • Solid, flat-sawn, hand-carved flamed maple back and sides from Northern Michigan
  • One-piece maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at the 15th fret
  • Lacquer finish in a traditional 1920’s sunburst
  • Ebony fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers and 29 fret extension over the body
  • Ivoroid binding on all edges
  • Rosewood peghead overlay with Kentucky script & original-design MOP “Flower Pot”
  • Vintage-style ebony bridge with small adjustment wheels
  • Traditional 2-screw truss rod cover plate
  • Perfectly shaped M.O.P. nut – 1 1/8″
  • Highly polished nickel-silver frets
  • Silver-plated, engraved tail-piece with leather insert