ITEM:
   2006 Fender Model FM-52E SB Acoustic/Electric “A” Style Mandolin in Sunburst Finish, Made in Korea. Serial # KK 06020198, without any case.  SEE OUR RECENT VIDEO!
DESCRIPTION:
   A nice example of a Fender Korean manufactured “A” Style Mandolin, probably manufactured in 2006.    This mandolin features:

  • a fully bound body & fingerboard.
  • 21 fret rosewood fingerboard w white plastic dot inlays & black side markers on the bass bout(upper) side of the board.
  • 2 “f” holes on an arched, laminated spruce top.
  • 1 single coil pick up with 1 volume and 1 tone control.
  •  4 on a side open gear Waverly style tuners with oval white plastic buttons.
  • Replacement rosewood adjustable bridge.
  • Arched mahogany back, mahogany sides, mahogany neck and headstock.
  • Set neck.
  • Serial # KK 06020198.
  • Fancy engraved chrome tailpiece cover w floral and foliate design.

CONDITION: 
There are some assorted minor flaws from play wear, a few dings here & there, worst being on the very top of the head stock(pls see pix). A few assorted indents mainly on the body top & sides, very difficult to photograph. There is a 1/16” ding on the right side of the volute.  None of these issues affect the axes’ sonic capabilities, nor it’s playability. 

SPECS:
13.75” scale length; 27” overall length X 10.625” width X 1.875” depth; 1.0625” nut width; 1.0625” width @ 1st fret, 1.25” width @ 5th fret, 1.4375” width @ 12th fret.  Total weight of instrument is 
2 lbs, 2.3 oz.

NOTES & THE FINE PRINT:

ALL SALES ARE FINAL-NO RETURNS.
ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD IN AS-IS CONDITION.

   All of our instruments sold are in complete, working condition. This instrument was professionally inspected, repaired if necessary & given a pro set-up by DiPinto Guitars, a very highly respected US guitar manufacturer, luthier, & musician located in Phila, PA...so this axe is ready to rip!
   This instrument is ready to play in any capacity the player wishes. This instrument would give a great deal of pleasure to a collector, a recreational player, or a playing professional.
   Obviously, this is being sold as is, where is, with no implied warranties or guarantees of any kind whatsoever. Since this is a used musical instrument, our normal return policy DOES NOT APPLY TO THIS ITEM! It cannot be returned to us. We package professionally & this instrument will be insured for the full valuation at our expense. We accurately represent all of our items. If you have questions please feel free to contact us for an in hand description. Also, take a look at our website, shop.ellisantique.com
You may also wish to check out our feedback, which is currently 15,000+, and has accumulated for the past 24 years on eBay under the user name ellisantique.

PLEASE CONSIDER OUR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS AS AN EXTENSION OF OUR HIGHLY DESCRIPTIVE TEXT.


VIDEO RECORDING SPECS:

This was recorded using an iPhone 14 Pro using only natural diffused light & this Fender Electro/Acoustic Mandolin was played unmic'ed & amplified running through a vintage 1964 Fender black face Deluxe Reverb combo amplifier. Guitar was demonstrated by our dear friend, professional musician, composer, guitarist, luthier & co-founder of recording artists April Mae & The June Bugs, the extraordinary Dave "Catfish" Fecca. Dave played this axe in the front room at our bricks & mortar shop, Ellis Antiques, also the home of Ace's Axe Attic. Sure hope you enjoy his pickin'!


Shipping insurance is included. Instrument will be boxed in a heavy, new box & will be shipped via USPS, UPS or FedEx. Or, this can be picked up locally at our physical bricks and mortar shop in Collingswood, NJ 08108.
   **Please inquire regarding international shipping rates prior to purchase or making us an offer.**  
  This item is subject to prior sale. If you have any interest in purchasing this fine instrument, please feel free to make us an offer. We're full time general antique dealers and negotiating is a large part of our business. Just saying......    
Thanks for reading!

ELG
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12.6.2022



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Listed2 years ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
Brand
Model
  • FM52E Mandolin
Finish
  • Sunburst
Categories
Year
  • 2006
Made In
  • Korea, Republic of

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