National Respohonic RM-1 Mandolin 2005

National Resophonic

Product Code: MN1574

$ 2,500.00 $ 2,250.00

The National RM-1 is a resonator Mandolin with a sound all its own. The mandolin is incredibly loud so if you are a trying to be heard, this is the instrument you are looking for.  The RM-1 features a single cone with a biscuit bridge, vintage-style open gear tuners, an intonated saddle and a comfortably radiused, extended fretboard. 

This RM-1 was originally owned by Butch Baldassari.

This mandolin is in overall good condition with little play wear. Includes OHC.


  • Body Wood: Maple top, Walnut back and sides
  • Scale: 14"
  • Nut Width: 1.25"
  • Neck Wood: Figured Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple Biscuit
  • Tuners: Open Gear
  • Year: 2005
  • Case: Original Hardshell Case

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