Obtain Classic Folk Tone With A Vintage Look - The Eastman MD505CC/N Contour Comfort A-Style Mandolin In Vintage Nitro Finish. Eastman handcrafted mandolins pay tribute to traditional build methods and body styles and deliver a balanced, refined tone. Simplicity of design without sacrificing quality and tone. A-style or teardrop mandolins offer the benefit of a fine mandolin without the extra cost of the F-style. Its tonal brightness makes it a popular choice in the classical, folk, and Celtic genres. Solid spruce top. Solid maple back & sides. Hard case included.