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SOLD For Sale: SOLD: Vintage 1888 Fairbanks & Cole 5 String Banjo

Posted By: pinstem (+1) | Rate Member

$550 USD

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In need of TLC this Fairbanks & Cole openback banjo has a metal-clad wood rim, 18 fret ebony fretboard neck. It has 30 brackets, tailpiece appears to be original. Violin peg tuners. Missing some of the inlays. Would be a gem for those who have the skills to bring back to life. Head would need to be replaced.

Metal-clad wood rim
18 fret ebony fretboard
Violin peg tuners

Dowel stick reads "(FAIRBANKS & COLE, MAKERS, BOSTON, MASS)"
Serial number stamped on rim #8484 and research indicates a build in 1888....please verify.
30 brackets
12" Head
1-5/16" nut
Please ask any questions or for additional pictures.

Location:

United States, ME, 04860

Shipping:

$100

Payment Methods:

Cash (in person), Paypal

Return Policy:

Returns not accepted.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Fair Condition

Category:

Make:

Fairbanks and Cole

Ad Status:

Sold

Listing No:

90013

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