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Vega, Style 11000, Mandola, c.1920

$2,000.00

SKU 33306 Categories ,

Made by the Vega Co. for Bradbury; the cylinder-back body of violin-grade slab cut American maple with two body points, figured maple neck with an ebony fingerboard with 20 frets and a few engraved inlays, the spruce top with abalone border and soundhole trim, with a tortoise-color pickguard inlaid with abalone pearl swags, the peghead with rosewood overlay and rear-mounted floral-engraved nickel cover plate; length of back:14-1/2″ , lower bout width: 11-5/8″ , Scale length: 15″, neck at nut: 1-3/16″; labeled: The Bradbury/ Best in The World/ No. 1279/ STYLE / 11000; the body has several glued outer seams, new frets, the top with an area below the soundhole where a non-original pickguard had been removed and leaving a slight impression, one hairline crack repaired from soundhole ring to bridge, an area of pickwear to both sides of the fingerboard extension; overall very good condition, very functional and deep sounding, and in the original black tooled leather trapdoor case