Howe-Orme No. 34 Mandolin

  • Excellent Condition
  • Year: circa 1900s
  • Includes Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 1681


Excellent example from the famed Elias Howe Co. of Boston; Howe collaborated with J.L. Orme, Canadian music retailer, on several patents in the late 19th century. Double-cut body features Brazilian rosewood back & sides and an arched spruce top with inlaid pickguard and marquetry rosette; long lines of finish checking present on the top; equipped with engraved Waverly tailpiece. 13" scale mahogany neck with extended ebony fretboard; fretboard makers present; equipped with original geared tuners. Included in sale is nicely fitting violin case Body Length: 10-9/16" Upper Bout: 5-1/2" Lower Bout: 7-9/16" Depth: 2-7/16"


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