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This German company made a few of everything—violins, string basses, guitars ... and electric mandolins.  On the left, an 8-string solidbody; in the center, the 10-string Framus "Strato Melodie" model; and on the right, the headstock thereof. Below are several options in an 8-string hollowbody with the pear shape common to German mandolins. One soundhole or two? Cat's eye or F-hole? Pickguard or no? Magnetic pickup or piezo? Original pickup or after-market? We've got them all.
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