Instruments For Sale

This page contains just the instruments I have for sale right now, for a selection of previously restored instruments please view the mandolin index or new electric mandolins..

New 8 String Electric Octave Mandolin

A new 19 inch scale octave mandolin.

The spec for this one is:

  • Hollow mahogany body, spruce top.
  • Rocklite ebano fretboard, brass fret markers, EVO gold fretwire, 2-way adjustable truss rod. Rocklite is an eco-friendly "engineered wood" alternative to ebony, more from the manufacturer.
  • Individual Gotoh SG381 tuners. Burr-redwood headstock overlay.
  • Seymour Duncan cool rails pickup, with parallel/series switch, and volume and tone controls (treble cut). Fully shielded control cavity.
  • Currently set up with Eagle Puretone nickel wound strings. Action at fret 12 is 1.5mm on the top e rising to 2mm on the G.
  • Nut width: 34mm. Neck depth at nut 20mm. Neck profile: soft V-shape. Scale length is 19".
  • "Vegan" model with no products of animal origin used in it's construction, this is primarily to make the instrument export/customs friendly. Since there's no Rosewood or MOP, that means I can ship worldwide, and you can travel with it, without having to worry about instrument CITES passports etc.
  • EnduroVar semi-gloss finish.
  • Instrument comes with limited lifetime warranty against structural defects to original owner.
  • £650 ono.

DeMeglio Model 1A, 1905

A client of mine wishes to sell the DeMeglio I restored for him back in 2015:

Please contact Saggini Lorenzo for more information, asking price is £225

Here's my archived images:

New 8 String Electric Mandolin ("Simplicity" Model)

This is the simplest of my electric mandolin models - the same great sound and playability but at a lower price point.

The spec for this one is:

  • Hollow mahogany body.
  • Rocklite ebano fretboard, brass fret markers, EVO gold fretwire, carbon fibre non-adjustable truss rod. Rocklite is an eco-friendly "engineered wood" alternative to ebony, more from the manufacturer.
  • Individual Gotoh SG381 tuners. Burr-redwood headstock overlay.
  • Seymour Duncan cool rails pickup, with parallel/series switch, and volume and tone controls (treble cut). Fully shielded control cavity.
  • Currently set up with D'Addario EJ67 nickel wound strings. Action at fret 12 is 1.25mm on the top e rising to 1.5mm on the G.
  • Nut width: 28mm. Neck depth at nut 20mm. Neck profile: soft V-shape. Scale length is standard mandolin 13 7/8".
  • "Vegan" model with no products of animal origin used in it's construction, this is primarily to make the instrument export/customs friendly. Since there's no Rosewood or MOP, that means I can ship worldwide, and you can travel with it, without having to worry about instrument CITES passports etc.
  • Minimalist EnduroVar satin finish - since this requires much less time to apply than a full gloss "rubbed and buffed" finish I'm able to offer this model at a reduced price point.
  • Instrument comes with limited lifetime warranty against structural defects to original owner.
  • £575 ono.

DeMeglio Model 1A, 1906

This old lady is now in fine playing form following restoration:

  • Fretboard has been levelled and re-fretted reusing the original fretwire.
  • Top has been carefully cleaned and resealed, there is evidence of previously repaired top cracks - these are all sound and needed no further work, and are also normal for an instrument of this age.
  • Machine heads have been stripped and cleaned, and are now working well. All the fixing screws have been replaced as the originals were more corrosion than metal.
  • Instrument has been set up with a set of Martin 10-34 light strings, action is 60thou at fret 12.
  • £250 ono

SOLD: New 8 String Electric Mandolin

This is the latest of my electric mandolins:

The spec for this one is:

  • Hollow mahogany body. Top is spruce with quilted maple overlay. Black binding.
  • Rocklite ebano fretboard, bound in ivoride, brass fret markers, EVO gold fretwire, carbon fibre non-adjustable truss rod. Rocklite is an eco-friendly "engineered wood" alternative to ebony, more from the manufacturer.
  • Individual Gotoh SG381 tuners.
  • Seymour Duncan cool rails pickup (humbucker), with parallel/series/single coil switch, and volume and tone controls (treble cut). Fully shielded control cavity.
  • Currently set up with D'Addario EJ67 nickel wound strings. Action at fret 12 is 1.25mm on the top e rising to 1.5mm on the G.
  • Nut width: 28mm. Neck depth at nut 20mm. Neck profile: soft V-shape. Scale length is standard mandolin 13 7/8".
  • "Vegan" model with no products of animal origin used in it's construction, this is primarily to make the instrument export/customs friendly. Since there's no Rosewood or MOP, that means I can ship worldwide, and you can travel with it, without having to worry about instrument CITES passports etc.
  • EnduroVar semi-gloss finish.
  • Instrument comes with limited lifetime warranty against structural defects to original owner.

Please contact me here, if you see anything you're interested in.

On the Workbench / Coming Soon

These are not yet ready for sale, but will be at some point in the future... if there's something here you're interested in let me know and I'll see if it can be pushed up higher the list.

  • A new batch of electric mandolins, including one qulited maple 8 string mandolin, one 5 string burr redwood, and one 8 string short scale OM (burr redwood). After that there will be some more neo-classical acoustics, and at least one "minimalist" electric.
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