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    Stridente- a good first bowl?

    Hi all,

    I've come across this bowl back on eBay at a reasonable price £360. It is a 'stridente'.

    Any information on this model? Worth a punt?

    Thanks!
  2. Information on Alfredo Privitera Catania?

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    In my search for a playable bowl back mandolin (being a novice!) Iíve come across this mandolin. The maker is Alfredo Privitera (Catania) Sicily. The issue that Iíve been kindly...
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    Re: Advice please! Pietro Tonelli Mandolin

    I'm actually seriously interested in the 1962 Calace for approx. 800 pounds. Any idea why it is so cheap compared to every Calace I've ever seen? (over 2k)?

    I know that Calace seen as one of the...
  4. Thread: 1962 Calace

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    1962 Calace

    Hi All,

    This has been an amazing forum so far.

    Iíve seen a 1962 Calace for sale near me at approx 890 pounds.

    Does anyone have any information on this? Why is this so cheap when the average...
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    Re: Advice please! Pietro Tonelli Mandolin

    Hi Jim- Thanks!

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    They are very much Sicilian!
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    Re: Advice please! Pietro Tonelli Mandolin

    Grazie mille per l'aiuto Mick- lo farÚ di sicuro!

    Nel frattempo allego l'unica foto che ho.

    Grazie!
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    Advice please! Pietro Tonelli Mandolin

    Hi all,

    Newbie here. I'm a Sicilian living in London, and my only real push to play the mandolin is southern italian music because of my roots.

    I am searching for my first playable bowlback (I...
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    New mandolin advice for Italian Music

    Hello all,

    My name is Franco. I got into playing the mandolin as I visit my fathers home town in sicily a few times a year and remember being mesmerised the street players as a kid.

    Ten years...
  9. HELP!! Bowlback or flatback for Italian Music

    Hi All!

    10 years or so I bought my first mandolin- a £40 Wesley electro acoustic. I've been playing on and off but quarantine has really allowed me to indulge in my playing to the point where I...
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