Cubley Openback Banjo (1880's)
To help insure the future availability of certain materials used in the construction of this instrument, additional fees and/or documentation may be required when shipping this item outside of the USA. This is due to the CITES treaty, which regulates international trade of certain materials like rosewood, abalone, and pearl.
If you purchase this item to be shipped outside of the USA, we'll determine whether the regulations apply to your order, and will contact you with more information if necessary."
- Mahogany neck with distinct Cubley headstock shape and wooden dowel stick
- 15-fret rosewood fingerboard (no markers)
- Metal clad wood rim
- Wood part of rim is black
- 16 brackets (one missing) with original bent hooks and "Globe" shoes (the hooks use a flathead screwdriver to tighten them)
- ~11" skin head
- Violin tuning pegs
- ~25-7/8" scale
- 1-7/16" nut
- Built by E.J. Cubley in Chicago
- Rectangular guitar hardshell case
- VG-EC except could use work (dowel stick reset, repair or replace tailpiece, restring with nylon strings, set up, etc. - sold AS-IS)