Wonderful small mandolin with a narrow, vaulted walnut body and a spruce face. A perfect portable instrument with a pleasing bright sound. Typical 19th century traveling musicians instrument, used by gondolieres. Made in Italy.
Bowl-back, 15 staves, 18 frets, floral pick guard, Open geared tuners
No end pin
Overall Length: 23-1/4"
Body Width: 4-5/8"
Scale Length: 13-1/4"
Nut Width: 1-1/8"
TUNING: GDAE (standard Mandolin tuning), 8 strings in 4 courses