Mandolin #465

This one is showing its age. Although many of my vintage straps are happily supporting newer instruments, this one might make your brand new custom build a little cranky.

$115.00 Plus Shipping

Features:

Status SOLD
Shoulder Piece Size 9” long and 1 1/2" wide where it will cross your shoulder, tapering to an inch on the tail.
Shoulder Piece Leather Top shelf genuine English leather - nice condition and very well used.
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 matching strap guide keeps the rein strap centered on the shoulder piece. New suede leather lining on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width Slightly under 1/2".
Strap Leather Age darkened top shelf harness leather. Broken in very soft and supple.
Strap Distressed Level Medium with a noticeably color shaded vintage character and some shallow checking. I skived the thickness down to a heavy 1/8” then dressed and burnished top and bottom edges and slicked the bottom smooth.
Strap Notables Includes a set-up to the buyers specs for length and attachment points. No attachments have been added so all options for any mandolin are possible..