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Nugget / Collings (USA) Tim O'Brien Modell (2009) - Number 34 - verkauft

 
 
Hersteller: Manufacturer
In 2004, Collings and Nugget began a collaboration to build a limited run of Tim O'Brien model mandolins. The spruce and maple top and back sets came from Nugget's wood stock, and then Mike Kemnitzer hand carved the top and back plate to his meticulous standards. Finally the mandolin was assembled and setup in the Collings factory in Austin.
 
 
 
 

 

Nugget - Collings

The Tim O'Brien Modell (2009)!!

 

Date: Sept '09

Number 34 (only 35 were made )

Varnish Finish

Waverly Mechaniken

 

I hope these Soundclips will help you to get an idea of the acoustic sound of this fine mandolin...

Soundclips played by Oliver Waitze without any effects!

Nugget Soundclip 1 - Prelude from Cello Suite No.1 - Bach

Nugget Soundclip 2 - Some Crosspicking

Nugget Soundclip 3 - Different Tone Colours

 

The highly regarded collaboration between Collings and Mike Kemnitzer of Nugget Mandolins, featuring tone woods from Mike Kemnitzer's personal collection. One-piece carved flame Maple back, flame Maple sides and neck with matte sunburst finish; carved  Spruce top (carved, braced and tap-tuned by Mike Kemnitzer) with black gloss finish;  bound body, fingerboard and peghead; metal truss rod cover engraved with the name Tim O'Brien; 13-7/8" scale length; radiused Ebony fingerboard with 22 medium profile frets and abalone pearl dot inlay; Ebony peghead with "Nugget" and floral peghead inlay in pearl and abalone; Waverlys, Ebony adjustable bridge made by Mike Kemnitzer!

 

This instrument is in excellent condition, with only slight signs of play wear, and is priced with a black Golden Gate Fiberglass Case.

The tone is captivating: huge and open, with a direct, woody, bell-like character.

 

 

 
 
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