Plucked Strings

  • 1872-banjo-A.-Wilmshurst-08 1

    Banjo Arthur J. Wilmshurst

    Five string banjo, closed back, walnut neck and rosewood body, ebony fingerboard inlaid with mother-of-Pearl, engraved brass tuning machines with ivory buttons.

  • 1897-mandoline-Raffaele-Calace-03

    Lyra mandolin Raffaele Calace

    Rosewood body, spruce table, 50 rosewood flat ribs, neck and head platted with rosewood, pickguard made of tortoiseshell, fingerboard in rosewood inlaid with mother of pearl, covered mechanicals with bone buttons.