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ARCH TOP A-STYLE MANDOLINS

Fretted Instruments > Mandolins> Arch Top A-Style Mandolins
Gibson pioneered making mandolins with front and back carved into an arch from sold wood similar to a violin. These days arch tops are also created by pressing the wood to shape. Generally with f-shaped soundholes, this style is preferred for bluegrass music.