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SOLD!!! Ratliff R5-G F-Style Mandolin Sunburst, 2015

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The Ratliff R5 mandolin is built by hand in Church Hill, Tennessee, part of a small lineup of F style and A style mandolins. The company was originally started to produce left-handed F-Style instruments, but has grown to produce right hand models, and offer both F hole and oval hole verions.

The Ratliff R5 uses a carved Sitka Spruce top paired with flame maple for the sides, neck, and carved back, and ebony for the bound fingerboard. The headstock has a tasteful floral inlay along with the Ratliff logo, and the instrument is finished in a nitrocellulose lacquer tobacco sunburst.

This Ratliff R5-G dates to December 16, 2015 and is in excellent condition. It has a fresh setup by The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop and plays very well. The -G designation refers to gold plated hardware. An Allen custom tailpiece and Breke bridge have been added. A rectangular hard shell case is included.

Price: $3499.99 CAD
  • Model: R5 -G
  • Year: 2015
  • Finish Tobacco Sunburst
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: 121615-1120
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 04/05/2018

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Consignment Item

  • Required CITIES documentation
  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 2.42lbs 1.1kg
  • Scale Length: 352.5mm 13.875in
  • Nut Width: 28mm 1.1in
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