Mandolin: Restoration Parts Brass Frets

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Brass Frets
Many old mandolins are either missing frets, or need old worn ones replacing. They do differ in sizes, but I now have a large supply of these varies. I can now also supply both new and period brass fretwire in limited quantities.
Bar Frets: Period Brass T-fretwire  (04)
1mm x 1.5mm  (01)

1mm x 2mm  (02)

1mm x 3mm  (03)

A. 1.3mm

B. 2mm

E. 0.3mm

 These are sold in 250mm lengths, sufficient for about 6 frets. Cost is 3 each. These are sold in 250mm lengths, sufficient for about 6 frets. Cost is 2 each.
Modern Brass T-fretwire (toothed)   Small  (05) Large  (06)
  • A. 1.5mm

  • B. 2mm

  • C. 0.6mm

  • D. 1.4mm

  • E. 0.5mm

  • F. 0.8mm

  • A. 1.8mm

  • B. 2.2mm

  • C. 0.7mm

  • D. 1.5mm

  • E. 0.6mm

  • F. 0.95mm

These are sold in 250mm lengths, sufficient for about 6 frets. Cost is 1 each.
Old Brass T-frets  (07) Old Brass T-frets (toothed)   (08)
2mm tall x 1.5mm wide, with no teeth. 2mm tall x 1.5mm wide, with teeth.
Brass T Frets: I can sell individual replacements from old instruments. Please specify minimum length. 0.50 each. Brass T Frets: I can sell individual replacements from old instruments. Please specify minimum length. 0.50 each.
Alloy Frets: (German silver)  (09)  
2mm tall x 1mm wide, with no teeth.    
 I can sell individual replacements from old instruments. Please specify minimum length. 0.50 each.  

 

NB. I can also supply short lengths of modern fretwire for complete re-fretting.