2005 John Hamlett A5 Mandolin

(Serial No. 009) Excellent near mint condition. John Hamlett (know as Sunburst on the Mandolin Cafe) has long been known in the Charlotteville VA area as a builder of fine mandolins. He put all of his skill into this one, and it shows. The instrment is has lacquer finish in a beautiful blonde with dark tortoise binding, and has a flamed maple back and sides, a red spruce Adirondack top, pearl logo, and an ebony bridge. The the flat ebony fretboard has an 1 1/8 inch nut and is shortend to eliminate pick click. It also has a custom made one piece Hamlett tailpiece. Here is a short video clip of this instrument played by local mandolin wizard Mark Robertson-Tessi. This is a top quality mandolin that will drive your music. Comes with a Travelite case.

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