Mandolas

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Models


Windsor

  • 1932-1949
  • Symmetrical 2-point body

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Curly maple back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes

Neck:

  • Set 5-piece maple/mahogany neck with volute
  • Ebony fingerboard with diamond & dot inlays (1932-1933)
  • Rosewood fingerboard with diagonal 4-point star inlays (1934-1949)
  • Fingerboard with treble-side extension
  • Diamond & dot fingerboard inlays
  • Masterbilt headstock with banner logo

Binding:

  • 3-ply top & back binding
  • 3-ply headstock binding on top & back

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Raised celluloid pickguard with binding

Colors:

  • Sunburst



Strand

  • 1932-1949
  • Symmetrical 2-point body
  • 8 strings

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • American walnut back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes (1932-1938)
  • Standard f-holes with square corners (1939-1949)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with pearl inlays
  • Diagonal diamond inlays (1932-1938)
  • Parallelogram inlays (1939-1949)
  • Masterbilt headstock with banner logo (1932-1934)
  • Tombstone headstock with block lettering & stickpin inlay (1935-1938)
  • Open-book headstock with script logo & stickpin inlay (1939-1949)

Binding:

  • 3-ply body binding
  • 1-ply neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Raised celluloid pickguard
  • Rosewood bridge with metal tailpiece
  • Engraved tailpiece (1932-1938)
  • Non-engraved tailpiece (1939-1949)

Colors:

  • Sunburst



Rivoli

  • 1932-1949
  • Symmetrical A-style body

Body:

  • Spruce top
  • Laminated walnut back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes (1932-1938)
  • Standard f-holes (1939-1949)

Neck:

  • Set neck with cantilever brace
  • Mahogany (1932-1939)
  • Cherry (1940-1949)
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Tombstone headstock with Masterbilt banner (1932-1938)
  • Open-book headstock with stickpin inlay (1939-1949)

Binding:

  • White pyralin binding
  • 1-ply neck binding
  • 3-ply top & back (1932-1933)
  • 1-ply top & back (1934-1949)

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge
  • Metal tailpiece
  • Open-back plate-mounted tuners
  • White oval tuner buttons
  • Raised tortoise pickguard

Colors

  • Sunburst



Adelphi

Epiphone Adelphi Mandola
Epiphone Adelphi Mandola
  • 1932-1949
  • Symmetrical A-style body

Body:

  • Spruce top
  • Laminated maple back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes (1932-1938)
  • Standard f-holes (1939-1949)

Neck:

  • Set neck with cantilever brace
  • Mahogany (1932-1933)
  • Maple (1934-1949)
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Tombstone headstock with Masterbilt banner (1932-1938)
  • Open-book headstock with Epiphone script logo (1939-1949)
  • 13" scale

Binding:

  • White pyralin binding
  • 1-ply top & back binding
  • 1-ply neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge
  • Metal tailpiece
  • Open-back plate-mounted tuners
  • White oval tuner buttons
  • Raised tortoise pickguard

Colors:

  • Sunburst



Artist

  • 1932-1949
  • Asymmetrical f-style body

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Curly maple back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes (1936-1938)
  • Standard f-holes with square edges at each corner (1939-1949)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with volute
  • Fingerboard with treble-side extension
  • Diamond & dot fingerboard inlays
  • Masterbilt headstock with banner logo
  • Ebony fingerboard with with ornate pearl inlays (1936-1938)
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays (1939-1949)
  • Masterbilt banner logo (1936-1938)
  • Pearl script logo with vine inlay (1939-1949)

Binding:

  • 1-ply top & back binding
  • 3-ply headstock binding on top & back

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Raised celluloid pickguard with binding
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge
  • Metal tailpiece
  • Raised tortoise pickguard

Colors:

  • Sunburst



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