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Gelas Mandocello
ON SALE


  • Excellent Condition
  • Year: 1927
  • Includes Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 281

26125

Excellent mandocello designed by French musician and teacher Lucien Gelas who patented a design in 1905 for a unique and double-top design. Gelas likely did not build instruments himself, and this 1927 mandocello was built by Jean Rovies in Paris; label present inside. The instrument has an advanced richness and is very "cello-like" in tone compared to other makers. The body has a 13.5" lower bout, to intersecting spruce tops with wood binding and inlaid wood pickguard, light stained maple back and sides, original ebony bridge with unique downpressure design; Gelas stamp present on top edge near low strings. Maple neck with 24" scale length, slotted peghead with geared tuners. Included in sale is newer guitar hard case for shipping
GELAS FAMILY

Was: $3999.00


Now Only: $3299.00




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