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Mandolin labelled

Mandolin labelled "Raffael Calace & Figlio / NAPOLI (Italia) / Anno 1938" also signed twice on the label. Length 64.0cm. In original fitted hard case. Model 309 "THE FASANO MODEL" Michele Fasano, from Naples, a pupil of Raffaele Calace, leader of the Selectra Plectrum Orchestra in London from 1930.
In very good original condition except for repaired carck in table beside fingerboard on bass side.

Price £2200.00
Instrument #486
References
"The Classical Mandolin" 1995 by Paul Sparks

Clifford Essex advertisement for Model 309. c.1935

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