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1995 Phoenix Ultra Two Point Mandolin

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(Serial No. 168) Excellent plus condition, medium red brown sunburst finish. Rolfe Gerhardt has been building mandolins since 1971. He has figured out how to get the sound out of them. This is a two point A style specifically designed & voiced for medium gauge strings. It has a hand-carved Douglas fir top, flamed solid red maple maple back with carbon fiber truss rod, maple sides and neck, carbon fiber/red spruce laminated braces, 1 3/16 inch pearl nut, and a radiused ebony fingerboard. Gabon ebony was used for the fingerboard and bridge. The stunning peghead inlay of a Phoenix in flight is complemented by the rare rippled green abalone fretboard and body inlays and the body edge binding top and back. Custom plated black and gold tuners and a black chrome plated tail piece and cover complete the elegant appearance. Just set up by luthier Jerry Ray so its plays very well. Excellent sounding mandolin with strong volume, incredible responsiveness, and a sweet rich tone that will get loud and chop when needed. Here is a link to a YouTube video of this instrument - http://youtu.be/T0AI3zQZPis. Comes with the original hardshell case...USD $4950

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Category: Mandolins
Ad Number 118269
Posted: Dec 3, 2017 07:07 AM CDT

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Charles Johnson
9702 Gayton Road, Suite 147
Henrico VA 23238
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