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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    I tried to reply this morning, but must have put it in the wrong place. What i was trying to say was that you contacted me to express your serious interest almost as soon as I had joined the Forum....
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Nick, I don’t think it’s dirt, it’s more like a grain in the wood, like a birds eye maple, if you know what I mean.
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Good morning! It seems that the photo I took yesterday of the mandolin back is causing some consternation, so here is another one take in the sunshine.179219
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Thank you very much indeed for such a detailed opinion. I am very grateful. Gilly

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    Thank you will ring them in the morning.
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Thank you very much for all your help and suggestions. Will let you know how I get on. Thanks again. Gilly
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    The photos are there now.
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    So far as I can see, the only slight damage is a little piece of wood missing shown in photos 4 and 5
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Thank you, will have a go with the photos. I live in Bury St Edmunds.
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Think I should start again! It is asymetrical!
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Reply below!
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    Re: My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    Yes, Nick, it is as symmetrical and just like the one in the link, except for the front which is a paler brown. I will post some photos as soon as I can discover how to do it!
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    My Pas Washburn Lyon and Healy mandolin

    My father was a ships captain. He went to sea at the age of 16 in about 1923 and he acquired his mandolin shortly afterwards, I would think in the US. He probably taught himself to play, but his...
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