Lyon & Healy Style C (1920's)
A nice early 20th century mandolin, this Lyon & Healy Style C has a carved spruce top with an oval sound hole. The maple back and sides have a natural finish, and the back has some birdseye figuration. The 2-piece mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with pearl dot inlays. Other features include a fancy engraved tailpiece, a black pickguard, an Art Deco-style headstock, and 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons. This instrument is in excellent condition. More Details...
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Elderly Warranty: None Manufacturer's Warranty: None
- Gloss finish
- Teardrop body
- Natural finished carved spruce top with oval soundhole
- Brown stained maple back and sides (back is "birdseye")
- 2-piece mahogany neck
- Ebony fretboard
- Pearl dot inlays
- 24 frets
- Ebony bridge
- Engraved "LYON / & / HEALY / CHICAGO" tailpiece
- Black "fiber guard" pickguard
- Art Deco headstock
- 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
- 1-1/16" nut
- ~13-3/4" scale
- Original hardshell case
- EC- except two small repaired side cracks by endblock
- SN: 1423