Don Dryer A Model Mandolin #12

$3,150.00

Description

New. Serial number 12.
Width at nut: 1 3/16″. A model.

Beautiful blonde Red Spruce top. Light brown Red Maple back and sides with nice figure. Ebony overlay on peghead face and back. Fully multiple-bound with black line showing on sides of top, back, fingerboard, and peghead. Peghead face has tasteful pearl flower pot inlaid in center. Ebony truss rod cover. Radiused Ebony fingerboard has pearl dot inlays. Traditional Ebony two-piece adjustable bridge. Nickel tuners with Ivoroid buttons to match Ivoroid multiple bindings. Silver-plated James tailpiece with Dryer engraved in center. Ebony endpin.  Tone is very strong with even balance. Great chop, great presence. It lights up the room.

This is a wonderful mandolin that sounded great before it was even broken in at all. Don Dryer plans to make only about four A-model mandolins available per year, so there will always be a tight supply. Don is a favorite here at the store to drop by and visit. He is a meticulous craftsman who cares a lot about his finished products. We are proud to support our local Montana builders.

Comes with Travelite case.