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information about a Hohner mandolin

Posted by friendinchrist on Sunday, July 31, 2016

I've been looking to buy another mandolin and stumbled across a few 1970"s Japanese two point mandolins, one being an Alvarez and the other a Taka.  I didn't get either of them but someone showed up at church tonight with a Hohner A style two point mandolin.  I can't find a serial or model number anywhere on the mandolin.  It is in great shape and has a good sound.  The guy doesn't know what he wants for it and I can't find another one for sale anywhere on the internet.  I know that Hohner isn't a great mandolin but some of the knock offs of Gibson copies were good.  Any idea of what I should pay for the instrument?  It appears to be solid spruce top, maple sides and back.

 



3 comments on “information about a Hohner mandolin”

Bonnieurtis Says:
Thursday, April 9, 2020 @10:35:12 PM

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Yooper Says:
Friday, April 10, 2020 @3:58:57 PM

Pics would help, but I would think $200-300 would be top end, even if it's a solid 2-point. Most Hohner's, going back to the late 60s, are laminated. I think all have been made in Korea or China. I see that there are some new F-styles available now that are retailing for $660, but no idea who actually makes them.

TSSN Says:
Sunday, April 12, 2020 @10:56:53 AM

I had a Hohner FMH 100 from ~2005, and it was solid wood. The sound was good, and a huge step up from my starter mando. That said, it was nothing compared to my Shawnee Creek, or the Gibsons I have had a chance to play.

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