DKK 5295Woodstock Guitars
Before 1922, most popular mandolins had Oval-shaped sound holes; offering a distinctive sound that played a significant role in shaping the sound of popular music of the day. The diminutive size, unique voice, and relative affordability made it perfect for a wide range of musical styles.
To this day, vintage examples of these popular A-style instruments are still played by discerning musicians and coveted by collectors around the world. Now, anyone can afford to own this legendary mandolin design in a Kentucky KM-270 A-style mandolin with the oval sound hole!
Incorporating the best features of vintage designs, and using only the best tone woods, each instrument is expertly hand-carved and graduated to produce an instrument with a tone, look and build quality of highly prized collectible instruments. So take a step back in time by playing a new instrument that combines all the best features of old and the new–priced so that is affordable to all players.
Back and Side Material: Solid Alpine Maple
Body Style: A-Model
Bridge Material: Santos Rosewood with Adjustment Wheels
Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
Fingerboard Material:Radiused Santos Rosewood
Finish: High-gloss Traditional Sunburst
Neck / Body Joint: Dovetail
Neck Material: One-piece Alpine Maple
Number of Frets Clear: 14
Number of Frets Total: 22
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 1/8 in.
Peghead Inlay: Vintage Wreath white pearl and pearl Kentucky script
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Pickguard: Black/White/Black ABS with beveled edge
Plating: Nickel-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
Scale Length: 13 7/8 in. (352.40mm)
Sound Hole Shape: Traditional Oval
Tailpiece: Nickel-plated with coverplate and leather insert
Top: Solid German Spruce
Top Purfling: None
Truss Rod: Vintage Single Adjusting
Tuning Machines: High-quality tuning machines with white buttons