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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    What do you mean by 'fingers' end, Victor?



    I believe this mandolin is from Vincenzo Miroglio. A lot of similar characteristics (bridge shape, headstock proprtions, scratchplate design,...
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    No, it is not in my possession. :) Just happened to come across the ad and it seemed rather extraordinary; so I posted here.
    I contacted the seller for more info, but I haven't received a reply. He...
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    Anyone heard of an Embergher copy by Calace?

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    Description mentions:
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    Re: New roman instruments

    Ginislao Paris on wikipedia

    There seems to be a few pics of the n.8 mandolin on the website http://russian-embergher.com/, along with an interesting pdf on the liuto cantabile.

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    Re: New roman instruments

    Good evening, Alex,

    Thank you for sharing this information with us and for the photo!
    Quite interesting to read that L. Embergher built intruments like those. 1905 is relatively early in his...
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    Re: Bickford Mandolin Method

    I have bought several technical books from this website, which as far as I am concerned offers free delivery everywhere:...
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    Here there are three Emberghers (or close):

    - a n.1 of 1929: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mandolino-Luigi-Embergher-Roma-/201652405255
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    - a new Takusari, 2016:...
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    Re: Bowlback mandolin with lost identity

    Thank you Jim. You are informative as always.

    The sound of the Puglisi I believe that doesn't compare to the clarity of any No3 and above I've heard -as much as it's possible to compare over a...
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    Re: Bowlback mandolin with lost identity

    Hello Jim,

    Thanks for the informative insight on student models!
    Student Emberghers were made only until the time period you mention?

    I 've managed to slip my mobile phone through the...
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    Bowlback mandolin with lost identity

    Hello all,

    I got this intrument recently from ebay.
    It seems to be of the roman type, ie it has a radiused fretboard, spruce bowl lining, v-neck etc. The label was torn, so no free meal there. :)...
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    Re: Thank you to Rob Meldrum!

    Kindly thank you from my part too!
    Good information well arranged on a very usefull pdf!
    :) :)
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    Re: Roman mandolin - unknown luthier

    Good evening,

    Very late responce, I 'm quite busy these days :(
    I hear you Mick, I wish it was italian, but most probably it's german. Anyway, I still like it a lot!
    I found tons of interesting...
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    Re: Roman mandolin - unknown luthier

    Thank you for the warm welcome, Bruce! It is a fantastic process that of restoring an old intrument till the moment you can play it with your hands, isn't it?

    The class is, say, a...
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    Re: Roman mandolin - unknown luthier

    Hi Mick. Thanks for the input! Sounds interesting to be a Roman copy made in Sicily. I haven't met a reference about these mandolin builders before.
    Might be from Germany too, since I got it from...
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    Roman mandolin - unknown luthier

    Hello everyone!
    I'm new here on the forums. Mandolin became a hobby for me two years ago, when I purhased an old Ferrari bowlback from ebay, in order to learn playing an instrument.

    Learning...
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