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    Re: New member with an old mandolin

    I did string it up with some light weight strings and it sounds quite lovely. Shimmering is actually a very apt description.

    I really wasn't planning on selling it. The reason for the rough...
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    Re: New member with an old mandolin

    Hi Jim.

    Actually upon closer examination there is only that label, the top of it is just damaged.
    The lower part of the label, inside the sound hole, clearly shows that it's just a generic label...
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    Re: New member with an old mandolin

    @brunello97

    Is this the label you're referring to?

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    Re: New member with an old mandolin

    Hi Mick

    I'm not sure what label you're referring to.

    The first picture shows builders mark branden on the top and the last picture shows the remains of a "Fabbrica Italiana" sticker inside the...
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    Re: New member with an old mandolin

    Well, in Danish kroner, I paid what amounts to little more than regular menu at McD so all in all, quite a steal ;-).
    But... It has not survived completely unharmed.

    As far as I can tell there...
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    New member with an old mandolin

    Hi.

    I found this mandolin at a flea market and bought it for close to nothing.

    According to my googleling it's a Fratelli M. & G. Casella from around the 1920's Catania, Sicily but I could be...
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