Signature Octavius Portuguese Mandola
A design unique to Fylde. Ten strings tuned in four courses. CGDA, with an extra octave string added to the bottom two courses to give a rich, full sound when playing chords, but with pairs of strings on the top two courses for melody playing. The Rosewood and Spruce combination adds brightness and depth of tone. A very pleasing instrument.
Indian Rosewood 3 piece back and sides, Spruce top, Honduras Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard and bridge, gold plated Gotoh tuners, Rosewood bindings with marquetry borders, marquetry purfling lines on front.
|Signature Octavius Portuguese Mandola Specification|
|Fingerboard width at nut||40||1 9/16|
|Scale length||447||17 5/8|
|String spacing at bridge||54||2 1/8|
|Overall length excluding strap pin||754||29 3/4|
|Body width||310||11 1/4|
|Depth of sides at tailpin||80||3 1/8|