Mandolin #415

Old and well used dark brown harness leather reincarnated to a dandy little mandolin strap.

$95.00 Plus Shipping


Status SOLD
Shoulder Piece Size 7 1/2” long by 1 3/8" wide where it will cross your shoulder, tapering to 1 1/8” on the tail.
Shoulder Piece Leather Thick and butter soft harness leather.
Shoulder Piece Stitching Artificial sinew, hand sewn into hand punched needle holes.
Shoulder Piece Distressed Level Medium/high with a well used character. Surface wrinkles and some light surface checking.
Shoulder Piece Notables The curved shape and rounded ends were hand shaped and the edge was dressed and burnished the full perimeter. The curve favors the left shoulder of a right handed player. Leather strap guide keeps the rein strap centered on the shoulder piece. New suede leather lining on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width 3/8"
Strap Leather Very soft and supple top shelf harness leather. Lightly skived and almost 1/4” in thickness. Hand dressed and burnished edges the full length and slicked smooth on the underside.
Strap Distressed Level Medium/high. Very old and aged darkened.
Strap Notables A headstock/scroll loop is already formed on one end, skived thin enough to pass thru a tight scroll if necessary. The other end will get a matching leather button tab punched with your choice of 1, 2, or 3 standard or pick-up buttonholes at the buyer's requested length.