Martin 2-15 Sunburst 1956

8-String Mandolin with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Martin 2-15 Sunburst 1956

Used
  • $1,495.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .81" (1st fret), .95" (9th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: No Radius
Nut Width: 1-1/8"
Scale Length: 13 3/4"
Neck Details: Maple neck with unbound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, and non-adjustable neck reinforcement
Electronics: None
Hardware: The pickguard is not original.
Weight: 1lbs 15oz
Modifications/Repairs: Non-original pickguard
Case Details: Original chipboard case
Cosmetic Condition: The mandolin is in good cosmetic condition, with light scratches and minor wear present on the glossy finish. There is some finish discoloration around the pickguard from the original celluloid off-gassing.
Serial Number: 22228
Tech Notes: The mandolin plays well with medium-low action, and is currently set up with light gauge loop-end strings. The neck has light relief with a small swoop upward at the tongue; it has been set up accordingly and plays cleanly and comfortably. The narrow frets are low with some small divots present. The serial number dates the mandolin to 1956.
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