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Bruno 12-String Bowl-Back Mandolin (used)

Regular price $ 480.00

Good quality, attractive mandolin featuring 3 strings per course. Made ca 1910-20. Maker unknown - Bruno was a large New York-based distributor. Good condition with some nicks and scuffs commensurate with age.

Back of 15 ribs, alternating rosewood and bird's eye maple, spruce top bound white, rosewood faceplate, mahogany neck, bar frets. Inlaid tortoise pickguard with pearl and abalone floral design.

Fully reconditioned, two top cracks and back seam fully repaired. New ebony bridge. Low action, excellent playability.

Professionally set up and guaranteed for playability and structural soundness 90 days by luthier-owner. Extra-light gauge strings. Sold cosmetically as-is.

No case (we do not currently have a source for bowlback cases).