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Goya MA-9 / MA-9R
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1964 catalog

Photo
1965 catalog

Specifications:

8-string Mandolin.
Arched top & back.
Body width: 260 mm.
Hand carved top & back.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Flame maple back & sides.
4-ply bound top with oval soundhole.
Single-bound back.
Triple-bound pickguard.
Single-bound headstock.
Mahogany neck with non-adjustable T-shaped duraluminum truss rod.
Single-bound ebony fingerboard with pearloid block inlay.
Nickel plated strip tuners with white oval plastic buttons.
Adjustable ebony bridge.
Nickel plated hardware.
Natural finish.

Introduced: ca 1963

Earliest known example: 172201 (1964)
Latest known example: 447662 (1964) - (Levin serial number)

ca 1966:

Renamed MA-9R.