Exceptional "like new" condition.
Beautiful amber sunburst. Highly figured Maple back, sides and neck. German spruce top. Flat rosewood fingerboard. Ebony bridge. Multiple Ivoroid bindings throughout; top and back edge of body, along fingerboard and around peghead. Nice "V" neck with the peak nicely sculpted, not too sharp. Scalloped fingerboard extension. Gold hardware. Schaller tuners. Price one-pc. tailpiece. No wear. No scratches. One miniscule touch near end pin.
Exc.(++) Condition. This mandolin was well taken care of, there are just a couple of very light knicks on the body and a few scratches on the peghead.
German Spruce top with subtle sunburst finish. Beautiful highly figured Maple back, sides and neck. Radiused Ebony fretboard with custom inlays. Entire mandolin including fretboard and peghead is triple bound with ivoroid. Traditional double cut extension on fingerboard with scalloped end. Gold tuners with pearl buttons. Ebony peghead overlay with JPRucha logo and "vine" inlay. Pearl truss rod cover. Ebony 2-pc. adjustable bridge.
Excellent tone, great volume and projection. This is a beautiful handmade instrument with workmanship and quality of woods that are very hard to beat.
$7,800.00 w/ OHC
2001 Prucha F-5 Varnish Mandolin 'On Hold'
Exc.(+) Condition. Slight wear marks on frets. Slight evidence of playing wear on pickguard only. No finger marks, no stray pick marks. No wear on back of neck.
1 1/8" nut. Radiused Ebony fingerboard with traditional double-cut, scalloped fingerboard extension. Matching hand-made Ebony pickguard with bi-level to match scallop on extension. Handsome amber sunburst. HIghly figured tiger-stripe Maple back, sides and neck. German Spruce top. Allen tailpiece. Tastefully appointed with multiple Ivoroid bindings throughout, with black lines showing top and back of body, side of fingerboard and top of peghead. Abalone inlays. J. Prucha logo inlaid in peghead. Beautiful floral inlay in center of peghead. Medium dot inlays in fingerboard. Gold schaller tuners with solid Pearl buttons. The varnish on this mandolin is handmade by Prucha and extremely high quality.
This is a great mandolin. The sound is open and mature with huge presence.