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Fiddler's Green Music Shop

Ellis F5 Special

Ellis F5 Special

Regular price $16,363.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $16,363.00 USD

A brand new Ellis F5 Special just hand delivered to us by Mr. Tom Ellis himself! This is an absolutely stunning example in every way. Ellis mandolins are very consistent but to our ear this one seems a bit more "open and airy" and though it is brand new, it already exhibits some of the tonal characteristics of a more mature instrument. Beautiful, rich and complex tone with crystal clear note separation and perfect balance. It is both powerful and delicate, responding as beautifully to a light touch as it does to more vigorous playing. And of course, it is drop dead gorgeous. The artistry and attention to detail on display with this instrument are second to none.

"Special woods" Adirondack Spruce top, Sugar Maple back/side/neck, varnish finish, Ellis' full "fern in flower pot" inlay, fully bound in grained ivoroid triple binding, gold Waverly tuners with grained ivoroid buttons, gold engraved James tailpiece, gold EVO frets, triple bound ebony pickguard, ebony fretboard with pearl position markers, Ellis made full contact ebony bridge with gold wheels, ebony endpin with pearl eye, adjustable truss rod, radiused fretboard, 1-1/8" bone nut. Comes with a Calton case bearing the Ellis logo.

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