Kentucky KM-550 Artist A-Style Mandolin – Sunburst

$795 $549.99

We are proud to introduce two new models to our great line of A-style mandolins. The KM-550 features more highly figured maple and a delicate, Wreath inlay in pearl on the headstock. It features a nitrocellulose finish and an ebony fingerboard. The new KM-500 has a distinctive Deco peghead inlay in white & abalone pearl. Choice, hand-carved spruce and maple make the KM-500 a sure sales winner!

SKU: KM-550. Category: .

Product Description

  • Solid, handcarved and graduated select spruce top
  • Solid, handcarved flamed maple back and sides
  • One piece maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at 15th fret and adjustable truss rod
  • White bound body, neck and peghead
  • Inlaid M-O-P dot position markers
  • Ebony fingerboard with modern extension over body
  • Traditional Wreath peghead inlay in white pearl
  • Highly polished nickel-silver frets
  • Traditional design tailpiece with removeable cover
  • Accurate, vintage-style tuners with removeable grained ivoroid buttons
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • Bone nut
  • Nitrocellulose Vintage Sunburst lacquer finish
  • Shop adjusted
Back and Side Material Solid Flamed Maple
Binding Ivoroid
Body Style A-Model
Bridge Material Polished Ebony with Adjustment Wheels
Fingerboard Binding White ABS
Fingerboard Inlay M-O-P Dots
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Finish Sunburst High-gloss Lacquer
Neck / Body Joint Dovetail
Neck Material One-piece Maple
Note Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
Number of Frets Clear 15
Number of Frets Total 22
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1 1/8″
Peghead Inlay Abalone and M-O-P Wreath / Logo Script
Peghead Overlay Black ABS
Pickguard None
Plating Gold-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
Scale Length 13 7/8″ (354mm)
Soundhole Shape Traditional F-Hole
Tailpiece 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
Top Select Solid Spruce
Top Purfling Multi-ply W-B-W Top and Back Inlay
Truss Rod Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
Tuning Machines Standard Gotohâ„¢ 4-on-a-plate / Removable Grained Ivoroid Buttons


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