Ozark's 2251 'A' model mandolin is a great value instrument which is excellent for beginners or improvers. It has an easy playing action and a good sound with its round soundhole and arched top. The bound top has an attractive natural finish set off by back and sides in a dark finish. The fingerboard has pearl dot markers and is fully bound to match the body. The 2251 mandolin has a truss rod for neck adjustment and the compensated bridge is height adjustable. It also has geared plate style tuners with chrome buttons for easy tuning.