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WALDO BOWL BACK MANDOLIN (late 1890's)

WALDO BOWL BACK MANDOLIN (late 1890's)
EC except needs work (repaire broken headstock and wing crack at bass f-hole and skirting crack, fill fingerboard cracks, reset neck, repair seam separation in bowl, dress frets, restring and set up, etc. - sold AS-IS), spruce top with unique f-holes, Brazilian rosewood ribs (17) and skirting, 24-fret ebony fingerboard, pearl diamond inlays, 1" nut width, ~12" scale, ebony bridge, white-bound top with checkerboard top trim, inset tortoise pickguard (may be real tortoise) with inlaid script "Waldo" logo, geared tuners with ivoroid buttons and nickel coverplates, made by the Waldo Manufacturing Co. of Saginaw, MI., an interesting bit of musical instrument history
90U-4571... - No longer available -
body-front (click)
front (click)
back (click)
bits-back (click)
body-back (click)
bridge-tailpiece (click)
headstock-back (click)
headstock-front (click)
heel (click)
inlays (click)


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