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Eastman Mandolin Giveaway

By Mandolin Cafe
July 10, 2008 - 4:00 pm

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Eastman Handcrafted Guitars and Mandolins

Eastman Handcrafted Guitars and Mandolins

Clarksburg, Md. — Eastman Handcrafted Mandolins and the Mandolin Cafe are combining efforts to give away an Eastman MD815V F-Style mandolin on the Mandolin Cafe web site on September 15, 2008.

Registration for an opportunity to win the instrument will commence on the Mandolin Cafe August 15, 2008. No purchase is necessary to participate.

The MD815V is a new and exciting design Eastman is focusing on as their flagship model.

The luthiers at Eastman Strings are recognized world-wide as the creators of some of today's finest violin family instruments and archtop guitars, and have been busy applying their knowledge and expertise to the handcrafting of vintage style mandolins.

Giveaway instrument specs:
Top Wood: Handcarved Solid Adirondack Spruce
Bracing: Parallel Bracing
Back/Sides Wood: A - Handcarved Highly Flamed Solid Maple
Body Binding: Full Ivoroid Boxed
Headstock Veneer: Front & Back Ebony
Neck Woods: Maple
Fingerboard: 12" Radiused Ebony
Nut Width: 1 3/32" Nominal Bone Nut
Inlays: Mother-Of-Pearl
Bridge: Fitted Ebony Adjustable
Tailpiece: Gold Plated Nickel Cast Tailpiece
Tuners: Gold Schaller
Finish: Vintage Sunburst, Oil Varnish

As with past giveaways, business associates of Eastman and the Mandolin Cafe as well as organizations that have previously provided giveaway items will not be eligible to participate.

Additional information:
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