Item: Tater Bug Mandolin
Age: Early 1900’s
Dimensions: ~25” x 8” x 7”
Condition: Used/Antique - Crazing throughout wood finishes, broken rusted strings and rusting on some of the metal pieces. Could be cleaned up based on buyers preference or intended use. The neck is solid and well attached. There are no splits in the wood. As is, this piece is a wonderful example of early 1900’s string instruments, and would make a great decor or display item for a studio or home.
Details: “Tater Bug” with wood & mother of pearl inlay. 8 string.