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2006 Joe Foley oval hole mandolin, cedar top, rosewood body (asking $3200, Mandolin Cafe)

Raffaele Calace with Liuto Cantabile: essentially a 10-string mandocello, thought to have been invented by the luthiers of Naples in the late 19th century. Raffaele Calace was not only a builder but also a virtuoso performer and world-class composer on mandolin and liuto cantabile

Neck detail of a Neapolitan mandolin by Antonio Vinaccia (Italian, c.1781) made of spruce with ivory inlay, with a soundboard of tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and gold alloy.