The mandolin pictured is the actual mandolin you will receive!
At The Farm, we take actual pictures of each instrument and make sure they are fully set-up and ready to play before we ship them. Each instrument goes through a multi-point inspection, followed by a set-up process by our in-house tech staff. We then photograph each instrument with high-quality equipment in our on-site photography studio. We know that details like wood grain and color finishes can vary, so we want you to be able to see, to the best of our ability, exactly what you will be receiving.
This process takes over an hour for each instrument - from inspection to pictures. We care about the instrument we put into your hands! Rest assured your mandolin was not just plucked off of a shelf and drop-shipped to you from a warehouse without care.
The M118SW is a Florentine style mandolin and features a worn/used look as well as aged hardware, Ebonite tuner buttons and a thinner satin finish for a broken in and well played fee, and only premium woods have been used in crafting this fine instrument.
The body is crafted from solid Canadian flame Maple with a carved solid European Spruce top, braced by quarter sawn Sitka Spruce bracing. The Ebony fretboard has 24 frets and a 31mm nut width, and is paired with a flame Maple neck on a 13 7/8" scale.
The F-style body design on this M118SW is deeper than traditional instruments for more volume and projection and it has a wider nut, with wider string spacing. Additional appointments include bone nut, dot inlays, Ebony bridge, distressed open gear tuners, and comes with the hardshell case pictured.
Lyon & Healy, Washburn’s parent company in the 19th century, was the first American manufacturer of mandolins and Washburn began making mandolins in 1887. The M118SW echos the trends in mandolin styles of the early 20th century and remains the popular style today.
This mandolin was the display at the Winter Namm Show in Anaheim! We have listed this as mint condition rather than brand new, since it was on display, but it has never been owned. There is some play wear on the top of this mandolin. We have taken detailed photos, please look through them before purchasing.
- Brand: Washburn
- Actual Weight: 2 lbs 7oz
- Warranty: Limited Lifetime - USA only
- Scale Length: 13.75 Inches
- Number of Frets: 24
- Body Shape: F-Style Mandolin
- Face Wood: Solid European Spruce
- Body Wood: Solid Flame Maple
- Neck Wood: Flame Maple
- Nut Width: 1.22 Inches - 31mm
- Orientation: Right Handed
- Cutaway: Yes
- Built in Electronics: No
- Case Type: Hardshell Case
- Serial: 18090271
*For your protection all purchases over $99 will be shipped signature required.
You are buying a quality instrument made of wood. Each instrument goes thorough a pre-shipment inspection to ensure you are getting a great quality instrument. However, please keep in mind when instruments are shipped they can endure temperature changes as well as doing the "shipper shuffle" and therefore minor adjustments may be needed to set up the instrument to your personal preferences after receiving it.
Included in your shipment will be instructions on care and maintenance.
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The Music Farm is an Authorized Washburn Dealer.