Category Archives: 2003

Brentrup Mandolins Built in 2003

M23 30329-I

M23 30329-I

Italian spruce topped F5 M23, signed in March of 2003. From online ad: “It has a replacement bridge with a pearl saddle“.


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30331-I M21

Nicknamed “Chewy“, this M21 was signed March, 2003 and is the 31st instrument that Hans produced. Italian spruce top, Bosnian Maple back, ebony pickguard, gold Waverly tuners with ebony tuner buttons, gold hardware.


20327-I M23V


Black top Italian Spruce 23V, signed February, 2003, 27th instrument Hans built.

40332-I 23V

23V 40332-I

Signed April, 2003, 32nd instrument Hans built, Italian Spruce top, varnish finish, Bosnian maple back, owner added James Tailpiece and upgraded tuners to Elites.

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Brentrup 23V Front

Brentrup 23V pix Back

Brentrup 23V pix Headstock Front

Brentrup 23V pix Tuners

Brentrup 23V In case