Strand Mandolin

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1932-1934 Epiphone Strand 1939-1949 Epiphone Strand
1932-1934 Epiphone Strand
1939-1949 Epiphone Strand
1950-1957 Epiphone Strand
1950-1957 Epiphone Strand
1950-1957 Epiphone Strand
1950-1957 Epiphone Strand
  • 1932-1957
  • Model MA11/12
  • 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)
  • Oval sound hole (1950-1957)

Neck:

  • Set neck
  • Mahogany (1932-1949)
  • Cherry (1950-1957)
  • Rosewood fingerboard with pearl inlays
  • Diagonal diamond inlays (1932-1938)
  • Parallelogram inlays (1939-1957)
  • 13.875" scale

Headstock:

  • 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)
  • Open-book headstock with script logo & pearl oval inlay (1950-1957)

Binding:

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

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Raised celluloid pickguard
  • Rosewood bridge with metal tailpiece
  • Engraved (1932-1938)
  • Non-engraved (1939-1957)

Colors:

  • Blonde (MA11)
  • Sunburst (MA12)



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