JBovier “FM5” Mandola

Designed from Vintage “H5” (Lloyd Loar) specs

Price $2600.
Includes Custom Case by Ameritage Case Co.
Available ONLY at the JBovier Custom Shop.

“FM5” Mandola features:

  • Solid Carved European Spruce Top
  • Solid Carved Highly Flamed Maple Back
  • Solid Flamed Maple Sides
  • Solid Flamed Maple Neck
  • Genuine Bone Corners
  • Hand Applied Stain Coloration
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
  • Tone-Bar Bracing
  • MOP & Abalone Headstock Inlays
  • Mother of Pearl Fretboard Dots
  • Ivory/Black/White (3-ply) Binding
  • Genuine Bone Nut
  • Nickel or Gold Tuners w/ Pearloid buttons
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Ebony Bridge
  • Ebony Endpin
  • Nickel or Gold Hardware
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Scale Length = 15-7/8″
  • Neck Width @ Nut = 1-1/4″
  • Finish Color: Vintage Sunburst
  • Custom “JBovier” Case by “Ameritage”


Voicing, fit, finish, & detail work on the “FM5” models equal or surpass other famous brands in much higher price-ranges.

Each is custom labeled and personally set up.