Cremonese or Brescian mandolin. 4 single nylon or gut strings tuned in fifths (the same tuning as a Neapolitan mandolin). This type was espeiclaly popular between 1850-1930.
Scale length: 35cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, Norway Maple, Sapele, Ovangkol, Plum. Other wood choices available.
Back view from pegbox.
Close up view of front of pegbox.
Back view from end of body.