Before 1922, most popular mandolins had Oval-shaped sound holes; offering a distinctive sound that played a significant role in shaping the sound of popular music of the day. The diminutive size, unique voice, and relative affordability made it perfect for a wide range of musical styles. To this day, vintage examples of these popular A-style instruments are still played by discerning musicians and coveted by collectors around the world.
|Back and Side Material
|Rosewood with Adjustment Wheels
|High-gloss Traditional Sunburst Nitrocellulose
|Neck / Body Joint
|Number of Frets Clear
|Number of Frets Total
|Vintage Wreath white pearl and pearl Kentucky script
|Black/White/Black ABS with beveled edge
|Nickel-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
|13 7/8" (352.40mm)
|Sound Hole Shape
|Nickel-plated with coverplate and leather insert
|Traditional 2-screw black ABS
|High-quality tuning machines with white buttons
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