Antoine Di Mauro

Antoine Di Mauro mandolin 1950's


Beautiful mandolin made by Antoine Di Mauro in Paris during the 1950s.

Notably known for his gypsy guitars and particularly the Chorus model, which he created and was subsequently taken up by several other luthiers, Antoine Di Mauro also produced flat mandolins, in materials and techniques similar to these guitars.

Typical of his violin making and very recognizable, this mandolin is a very beautiful example of Antoine Di Mauro's production during the 1950s.

Technical characteristics :

  • Top: Spruce
  • Back: Mahogany
  • Sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Width at nut: 30.5 mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 17 frets (+ 1 zero fret)
  • Scale: 330 mm
  • Profile: D
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Country of manufacture: France
  • Year: 1950's
  • Finish: Natural
  • Decorations: Black and white nets / White dots
  • Details: Normal signs of wear for its age / Slight crack in the rib repaired

Thanks to adjustment and a new set of strings, the playing comfort of this mandolin is very good, very pleasant.

It has a very vintage sound with good projection.

Delivered without cover.

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