Strident mandolin 1900's

Stridente is one of the most prolific and renowned factors of the early 20th century.
Characterized by Neapolitan violin making, it takes up the codes and style of Vinaccia in particular.

Widely known for his mandolins, he produced a lot for export, particularly to France, which seems to be the case for this mandolin bearing an iron mark on the upper left corner of the table.

Technical characteristics :
  • Table: Spruce
  • Base: 17 ribs in Curly maple
  • Neck + Head: Veneered with a very beautiful Rosewood
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood + mother-of-pearl fingerboard markers
  • Width at nut: 27mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 17 frets
  • Scale: 330mm
  • Profile: Neapolitan
  • Country of manufacture: Italy, Naples
  • Year: 1900's
  • Finish: Natural
  • Decorations: Rosette inlaid with mother-of-pearl patterns / Maple-Rosewood purfling
  • Details : Repair trace / Slight crack repaired and fixed at the left side of the bottom of the key

Equipped with a low action, this mandolin is particularly easy to play.

With a typically Neapolitan tone, a balanced sound with good projection, this mandolin is perfect for all mandolinists wanting to enjoy playing on a period instrument at a very affordable price!

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