Supertone Bowl-Back Mandolin ca. 1920 (used)

Regular price $ 625.00

Made by Lyon & Healy, ca. 1920. High-grade American-made mandolin, with Brazilian rosewood back of 28 ribs, fine spruce top, rosewood faceplate. Neck, top and skirt all bound in white.

Tortoise-shell pickguard with uncommon, all-wood floral and bird pattern inlay sets this instrument apart from typical pearl-inlaid examples.

Supertone was a house brand of Sears Roebuck, Co. Washburn headstock pattern indicates Lyon & Healy manufacture.

Fully reconditioned and set up with light gauge strings. One top crack expertly repaired. Clear, focused tone. Guaranteed for playability and structural soundness 90 days by luthier-owner. Sold cosmetically as is.

No case included. Shipping is $50 within the continental US.