2005 Dave Cohen Deluxe Mandola in very good condition. Made in Richmond, Virginia with X-braced oval-hole cedar top, heavily-flamed one-piece walnut back, curly maple binding. Ebony pickguard and compensated bridge, signature "C" abalone inlay on fingerboard & headstock. French polish finish with very little wear. Outstanding craftmanship and tone! With deluxe hardshell case.
Twenty-year Guild of American Luthiers member Dave Cohen built his first mandolin in 1973 while a graduate student at Florida State. He returned to lutherie in 1997, and in 1999 began a collaboration with Dr. Tom Rossing, researching the physics of mandolin-family instruments.