A-Style Washburn Mandolins
For a mandolin that boasts vintage appointments with modern enhancements, check out the top-rated M1SDL A-Style mandolin. Available in black, transparent blue and transparent red, this mandolin sports a solid spruce top, arched maple back and a bound rosewood fingerboard for a warm sustain. From its powerful yet balanced tone to its striking design, the M1SDL will please the ears and eyes of even the most discerning mandolinist.
As it was mentioned earlier, Washburn offers an excellent deal here in the way of starter kits. The M1K A-Style Mandolin Package is loaded with everything a beginner needs to learn how to play this incredible folk instrument. The beautiful Washburn M1 mandolin showcases a bold sunburst finish and meticulous craftsmanship that Washburn has been so respected for over the past century. It features traditional F-holes, chrome open-gear hardware and tuners, arched maple back and a solid spruce top. As for accessories, this beauty comes with picks, a pitch pipe, strap, instructional booklet and a durable gig bag. Simply put, this comprehensive starter pack has everything you need to be on your way to becoming the next Bill Monroe.
When you get right down to it, Washburn is an American institution that puts a great deal of pride and passion into every instrument they design. Washburn is all too familiar with the mandolin's role in the history of American folk music because they were there every step of the way. Of course, the Washburn A-Style mandolins in this section make it obvious that their skillful luthiers aren't slowing down any time soon.