Mandolin #463

A black and tan gem suitable for the finest of mandolins. Soft, supple and well broken in harness leather repurposed into a sweet little ride just perfect for most any mandolin.

$115.00 Plus Shipping


Status SOLD
Shoulder Piece Size 9” long and tapering from 1 1/2“ at the front to 1 1/4“ at the tail.
Shoulder Piece Leather Exceptionally nice and quite old English pebble leather. The pebbled surface has been worn down over time but is still visible.
Shoulder Piece Stitching Artificial sinew, hand sewn into hand punched needle holes.
Shoulder Piece Distressed Level Medium. No noticeable battle scars or other issues.
Shoulder Piece Notables The curved shape and rounded ends were hand cut and shaped and the edges were dressed and burnished the full perimeter. The curve favors the left shoulder of a right handed player. The strap guide keeps the rein strap centered on the shoulder piece. New suede leather lining on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width 1/2"
Strap Leather Age darkened natural tan top shelf harness leather. Very nice and butter soft leather.
Strap Distressed Level Medium. I skived the thickness down a bit then dressed and burnished top and bottom edges and slicked the bottom smooth.
Strap Notables Already fitted with headstock/scroll loop, skived thin enough to pass thru a tight scroll opening if necessary. The loop will also open and would work for an under fret extension attachment. The 3 hole button tab will be sewn on at the length provided by the buyer.