Mando-cellos

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Models


No. 1

Epiphone Blackstone Mano-Cello
Epiphone Blackstone Mano-Cello
  • 1932-1948
  • Similar to the Blackstone guitar

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Maple back & sides

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Masterbilt tombstone headstock
  • Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearl block inlays
  • Black or pearloid headstock overlay
  • Engraved goldleaf Masterbilt banner logo
  • Double inlay at 7th fret

Binding:

  • Single-ply celluloid body & neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Elevated bakelite pickguard
  • Open-back plate-mounted tuners



No. 2

  • 1932-1948
  • Similar to the Triumph guitar

Body:

  • Carved, book-matched spruce top
  • Arched hard maple or walnut back
  • Hand-bent hard maple or walnut rims
  • Segmented F-holes

Neck:

  • Solid maple neck with triple-ply center
  • South American Rosewood fingerboard with celluloid double diamond inlays
  • Maple headstock with plastic engraved veneer

Binding:

  • Pearl pyralin body binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Raised black pickguard
  • Bone nut



No. 3

  • 1932-1948
  • Similar to the DeLuxe guitar

Body:

  • Handcarved bookmatched spruce top
  • Curly maple back and sides

Neck:

  • Curly maple neck with triple center plies
  • Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard

Binding:

  • Multi-ply pyralin binding on top and back
  • Single-ply pyralin binding on neck & headstock

Hardware:

  • Gold plated hardware
  • Adjustable compensated ebony bridge
  • Grover Sta-Tite style tuners
  • Butterbean tuning keys



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