Old napolitan mandolin CATANIA model – made in Sicily , for playing in live
Marked with iron “CATANIA SICILE”,
Dating from the early 20th century – between 1900 and 1910
Concert fretboard adapted for modern playing (fretboard thicker than originally) special concert.
21 sides in Indian rosewood
Completely original except for the fretboard which has been re-adapted for live (see above)
Rich floral decorations in mother-of-pearl and celluloid, Art Deco
Bright, powerful, period “melodic” sound of a much higher quality than current sounds.
Apart from some traces of wear due to its age, the instrument does not suffer from any defect – ready to play, for professionals , collectors
A very beautifiul , greatfull sound and professional instrument !
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