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The mandolin family now occupies a prominent position in the performance of Traditional, Roots and World music, and particular the traditional music of Britain.
This is a fairly recent development and from the instruments developed by Lloyd Loar and the Gibson Company in the 1920’s and 30’s, a range of instruments and various hybrids have found a use in the performance of traditional, country, rock and acoustic music.
The Moon range of mandolin family instruments comprises of a selection of quality handmade instruments well suited to the performance of many types of acoustic music.

The family share the folowing construction materials

  • Flamed Maple back & sides
  • Spruce soundboard
  • Mahogany neck/Rosewood fingerboard
  • Ebony Headplate
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Black binding
  • Gotoh machine heads
  • Standard mandolin tailpiece
  • Bone nut /pearl fret markers