Classic 18 Specifications

Although based on the Florentine mandolins of the pre-1920’s, the classic 18 oval hole mandolin features “x” bracing and an extended fingerboard over the body with a longer scale. View photos of the Classic 18 here.

STYLE      A or F
TOP      Hand carved spruce top
BACK      Solid hand carved curly maple
SIDES      Maple matching back
NECK      One piece maple neck
BRACING      "X"
SOUND HOLES      Oval
ROSETTE      Ivroid/herringbone
SCALE      13 7/8
FINGER BOARD      Ebony with pearl dot and diamond inlay
HEADSTOCK      Ebony with fleur de lis inlay
HARDWARE      Traditional tailpiece
     Nickel plated Schaler tuners
     Adjustable ebony bridge with nickel thumbwheels
BINDING      Single ivroid binding top only
FINISH      Back and sides rich brown
     Top choice of black, blonde, or sunburst Lacquer
CASE      Hard Shell

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