The Classic™ is shown here in "Cremona Brown".


Standard Features

  • Top plate of finest grade quartersawn spruce, hand carved and tap tuned
  • Choice of parallel or X-bracing
  • Back plate of highly figured maple, hand carved and tap tuned
  • Sides of highly figured maple
  • Neck of highly figured maple
  • Angle cut and tapered peghead*
  • Hand sawn pearl shell Apitius Vine on headstock
  • Peghead veneer of dyed pearwood over 4 plys of alternating maple veneers on face with single ply of dyed pearwood on back
  • Fingerboard of genuine ebony with a standard conical (compound) radius of 7 1/4” (184mm) - 12" (305mm)
  • Mother-of--pearl position markers with tortoise colored side dots
  • "Top bound" throughout (black/white binding lines on top, back and peghead face)
  • Dovetailed point protectors
  • Schaller™ GrandTune® tuning machines with 18:1 gearing
  • Customised James™ Tailpiece
  • Width at nut: 29mm (1  5/32”)
  • Scale length: 355mm (14")
  • Adjustable truss rod (double rod design does not add compression force to the neck)
  • Hand applied stain and shading in choice of "Cremona Brown" or "Black Cherry"
  • Spirit varnish finish applied by hand in the traditional French polish method
  • Hot hide glue construction throughout
  • Custom fitted Hoffee™ carbon fiber case with Apitius Mandolin Co. logo included
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


* Angle-cut and tapered peghead with black dyed pearwood veneer front and back.



Hand applied (not sprayed) sunburst makes each instrument truly unique and gives it an authentic vintage vibe.

Schaller® GrandTune™ Tuning Machines



"Apitius Vine" Inlay





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Includes Custom fitted Hoffee™ carbon fiber case with "Apitius Mandolin Co." logo




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