Tacoma M1E acoustic/electric, 2003. $450.
Built in Tacoma, Wash., before the Fender takeover, this mandolin is in good condition and doesn't show any of the finish delamination commonly seen in the later Fender-built instruments.
     Modified F body style with offset paisley soundhole. Solid Sitka spruce top with satin finish; solid mahogany back and sides; clear pickguard. Bolt-on 1-piece mahogany neck. Ebony fretboard with 16" radius, 13.875" scale. 24 jumbo guitar-sized frets—if you like big frets, this is the mandolin for you.
     Mahogany peghead with branded logo. 1" Graphtech TUSQ nut and 1-piece ebony bridge. Baldock passive contact pickup and proprietary voiced support bracing system. Serial number G2235090. Will ship with a new set of strings in your choice of gauge. Gig bag included, or upgrade to a hardshell case. See more photos, or for more information. $450 plus shipping.