Washburn Style 5242 Collegian (c.1937)

sku: 45U-202147
This Washburn Style 5242 Collegian archtop guitar has a spruce top with f-holes, mahogany sides and arched back, and a chunky 14-fret maple neck. Other features include a raised tortoise plastic pickguard, a trapeze tailpiece, white body and headstock binding, and riveted Kluson tuners. This guitar could use some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in very good+ condition.   More Details...

  • Sunburst finish
  • Spruce top with f-holes
  • Mahogany sides and arched back
  • Tone bar bracing
  • 15-3/4" lower bout
  • 1-7/8" nut
  • ~25" scale
  • Chunky 14-fret maple neck (missing some finish)
  • Cool headstock shape and overlay with "Washburn" logo and radial lines
  • 3-on-plate
  • Riveted Kluson tuners
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl dot markers
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • White-bound body and headstock
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Tonk Bros. label
  • Period softshell case
  • VGC+ except could use work (refret — because frets from the 9th fret up have been filed too low — new nut, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 3375