Mario Maciocchi

Mandole Workshop of Mario Maciocchi Model AT37 from 1940


Very rare and magnificent French-made mandola made in the workshop of Mario Maciocchi in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, at n°7 Rue Saulnier in the year 1940.

The AT37 model is SGDG patented and is a double-table mandola model with two special openings on the left side of the rosette.

Technical characteristics :

  • Tops: Spruce (Double top)
  • Back: 2 pieces of curly maple
  • Sides: Curly maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Width at nut: 37.5 mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 23 frets (+ one zero fret)
  • Scale: 455 mm
  • Profile : Rounded “V”
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Country of manufacture: France, Paris
  • Year: 1940
  • Finish: Natural
  • Decorations: 7-ply ebony and white plastic binding at the edge of the table / White mother-of-pearl fingerboard markers
  • Details: Some normal signs of wear given its age

The mandola is in superb condition, fully playable, with a beautiful sound, good projection and a nice timbre.

Delivered in its original case.

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