The M522SBS is one of the best-priced brand name mandolins available today! It has classic cosmetics and a solid spruce top for a bright, projecting tone. Features flamed maple back and sides, a maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlays. It's finished in a high gloss brown sunburst for a classic look. Additional appointments include gold-toned hardware with pearloid knobs, enlarged F holes, and black pickguard.