Mandolin #434

This uniquely shaped shoulder piece was hand cut from the best part of an old saddle strap and the strap should suit the finest of vintage mandolins.

$115.00 Plus Shipping

Features:

Status Available
Shoulder Piece Size 8 1/2” long by 1 1/2" wide across the scallops, 1” wide between them.
Shoulder Piece Leather Thick, top shelf well aged harness leather broken in butter soft.
Shoulder Piece Stitching Artificial sinew, hand sewn into hand punched needle holes. The stitching runs around the full circumference of the shoulder piece.
Shoulder Piece Distressed Level Medium/high. Age darkened and some very minor surface checking noticeable only on close inspection.
Shoulder Piece Notables No strap slots. The rein strap is held securely to the shoulder piece with three sturdy strap guides made from matching vintage leather. Lined wall to wall with new suede leather on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width 1/2"
Strap Leather Beautiful vintage top shelf harness leather broken in soft and supple. Skived to 3/16” in thickness with hand dressed and burnished edges the full length and slicked smooth on the underside. Great match to the shoulder piece..
Strap Distressed Level Medium. Well used but in nice shape.
Strap Notables No attachments have been made yet so all options for any instrument are available.