Jacobson Nautilus Mandolin #39 – Black Tie III

Nautilus #39 Mandolin
13 7/8” scale
Sitka spruce top
Tone bar bracing with modern offset oval holes
1.875? side depth
Highly figured hard birdseye maple back
5-piece Ziricote rosewood neck w/ maple laminations and carbon fiber reinforcement
Compound radius Maccassar ebony fretboard w/ brass marker dots, birdseye maple block at 12th fret
Ziricote bookmatched headstock with curly maple script logo
1 1/8” nut width, standard compound radius
C shaped neck, medium profile
.080” x .040” frets (“Banjo frets”)
Modern thin varnish finish

There is no plastic binding — the laminated sides act as binding, and the fretboard feels just like a bound neck (undercut fret tangs)
Jacobson ziricote and hard maple bridge, ziricote saddle
Jacobson engraved and selectively darkened brass tailpiece with ziricote frame
Rubner tuning machines with matte brass finish and ebony buttons, teflon bearings