The oval shape gives this mandolin a distinctive tone with plenty of bark.
The Michael Kelly A O features the hard to find oval-shaped soundhole on an A-style mandolin. It is packed with features including a radiused fingerboard, solid carved spruce top, abalone block inlays and a solid carved flame maple back.
Michael Kelly is proud to offer the widest variety of mandolins available. Since they own their own factory, every MK mandolin is built with care to produce the best tone possible. All Michael Kelly mandolins, from the least expensive to the most, feature solid wood construction. With additional features like Grover tuners, radiused fretboards, scooped fretboard extensions and dovetail neck joints, Michael Kelly mandolins are truly "Built on Sound".
- Top: Solid Hand-Carved Spruce
- Back: Solid Hand-Carved Flame Maple
- Sides: Solid Maple
- Construction: Dovetail
- Neck: North American Rock Maple
- Binding: Triple Ply Top
- Nut: Graph Tech Tusq
- Tailpiece: Traditional Two-Piece
- Inlay: Abalone Blocks
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Tuners: Grover
- Fretboard: Radiused Rosewood
- Truss Rod: Double Adjustable
- Hardware: Gold