Framus Electric Mandolin body front

Framus Electric Mandolin, 1970’s, Candy Red, made in Germany

Information about the production:
The choice of products Framus had in the fifties and seventies included many flat, Portuguese half round, and Italian round mandolins, also precious archtop variants, a small mando-guitar like mandolas and mandriolas. A real rarity today would be the early Framus Black Rose Baby and the fancy-looking Black Rose Baby De Luxe mandolin. But also the electric mandolin from the early seventies, or the on the Tele®vision guitar based Thinline electric mandolin 6/118 prove the creativity of the manufacturer when developing new folklore instruments.

This is the 6/168 model which was produced mid 70’s.