Search:

Type: Posts; User: church mouse

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    Thanks Timbofood. I may not ever be any good at playing it but as long as it gives me pleasure, I'm good with that. It's like my old 1906 Ellington Upright grand piano I rescued. A local church was...
  2. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    Thank you so much for the beautiful words.
  3. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    Thanks Timbofood, All of the remaining instruments went to my MIL's youngest daughter, my sister in law, who only wanted them to sell and get the money out of them. She didn't play any instruments,...
  4. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    Thanks Benjamin, The MIL won several awards in her early years. The pictures posted here are the only items that I could find that showed her awards. Both came from The American Guild of Banjoists,...
  5. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    Thanks Jim, The only song that I can remember off hand that she played was Under the Double Eagle, so I guess it would be safe to assume that her style would be blue grass or country. I believe that...
  6. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    It belonged to my mother-in-law. She played the mandolin, banjo and the Hawaiian guitar
    and in the early 1940's she won many music awards at various events. I dated her daughter all through high...
  7. Replies
    68
    Views
    15,166

    Re: Vivitone Mandolin Registry

    I just found this one hanging on a laundry room wall. It's been there for the last 50 years. Other than a couple small cracks in the headstock under the machine head screws and a crack in the pick...
Results 1 to 7 of 7