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Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole" Model (c.1883)

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Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole" Model (c.1883)

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Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole" Model (c.1883)

An intriguing late 19th century instrument, this Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole" Model features a cherry neck and a 10-15/16” metal clad rim. Other details include a skin head, fancy fingerboard inlays, and ivory friction pegs. It needs some work to get back into playing shape (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but cosmetically it’s in very good+ condition. More details...

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sku: 60U-3172

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  • Cherry neck
  • 10-15/16” metal clad rim
  • Skin head
  • Grooved tension hoop (is notched out at end of fretboard)
  • 30 bracket hooks
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy engraved inlays (3rd fret and part of 7th fret inlay are missing)
  • Star inlay in headstock
  • Ivory friction pegs (one broken in case)
  • ~25-3/4" scale
  • 1-7/32" nut
  • Dowel stick reads "A.C. FAIRBANKS & CO. / --- MAKERS --- / BOSTON, MASS. " and "FAIRBANKS & COLE" bracket hook neck brace on dowel stick
  • Tailpiece stamped "PATENT / PENDING" included
  • With 1930s hardshell case
  • VGC+ except needs work (replace missing inlays, fix one tuning peg, dress frets, restring and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Additional Information

Elderly warranty NONE
Manufacturer's warranty NONE
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