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    Amazing, historic, dazzling, this Vega mandolin has utterly unique features including the famous cylinder-shaped maple back and sides, and lots of pearl purfling and engraved inlays. It has a spruce top, flame maple neck, and an inlaid tortoise plastic pickguard. Early 20th century bling, in great shape, ready to play!
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN 32322
  • c. 1916
  • VG-EC 
  • Double bound (double cutaway) body
  • Spruce top
  • Oval soundhole
  • Cool “green pearl” top purfling and rosette
  • Maple sides and cylinder back (“patented semicurved back construction”)
  • Flame maple neck
  • 21 fret ebony fretboard with treble extension and engraved pearl inlays
  • Soft "V" neck profile
  • Ebony bridge
  • Inlaid tortoise plastic pickguard (inlaid into top)
  • Clam shell tailpiece
  • Pearwood headstock overlay
  • 4-in-a-box tuners with ivoroid, inlaid buttons
  • Engraved metal cover back of peghead
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~14" scale
  • Tuned GDAE
  • Period hard shell case (lavender lining)
  • Made in Boston, USA

Vega Cylinder Back Lute Mandolin Style 307 (c.1916)

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SKU: 90U-209195

Regular price
$5,500 USD
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$5,500 USD
Amazing, historic, dazzling, this Vega mandolin has utterly unique features including the famous cylinder-shaped maple back and sides, and lots of pearl purfling and engraved inlays. It has a spruce top, flame maple neck, and an inlaid tortoise plastic pickguard. Early 20th century bling, in great shape, ready to play!
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN 32322
  • c. 1916
  • VG-EC 
  • Double bound (double cutaway) body
  • Spruce top
  • Oval soundhole
  • Cool “green pearl” top purfling and rosette
  • Maple sides and cylinder back (“patented semicurved back construction”)
  • Flame maple neck
  • 21 fret ebony fretboard with treble extension and engraved pearl inlays
  • Soft "V" neck profile
  • Ebony bridge
  • Inlaid tortoise plastic pickguard (inlaid into top)
  • Clam shell tailpiece
  • Pearwood headstock overlay
  • 4-in-a-box tuners with ivoroid, inlaid buttons
  • Engraved metal cover back of peghead
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~14" scale
  • Tuned GDAE
  • Period hard shell case (lavender lining)
  • Made in Boston, USA