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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • SN 24 
  • Late 1880s 
  • VGC+ *(see below) 
  • Walnut neck with folk heel and figure eight headstock shape
  • V-shaped neck profile 
  • Thin 17-fret pearwood fingerboard 
  • Fancy pearl inlays 
  • Ivoroid violin peg tuners, 5th string tuner replaced 
  • Small shim at end of fingerboard 
  • Metal clad wood rim 
  • 11" Elite Renaissance head 
  • 36 brackets 
  • Dowel stick has celluloid plate engraved "Victor" 
  • Dowel stick stamped "SPECIALTY" and "GEO.C.DOBSON / 290 SHAWMUT AVE. / BOSTON, MASS." 
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~25-3/8" scale 
  • Original tailpiece stamped "GEO.C.DOBSON / BOSTON / MASS. / VICTOR" 
  • With newer hardshell case (blue lining) 
  • *VGC+ except needs work (dowel stick reset, fretwork, strings, bridge, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Geo. C. Dobson Victor No.2 Specialty Open Back Banjo (late 1880s)

Geo. C. Dobson Victor No.2 Specialty Open Back Banjo (late 1880s)

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SKU: 60U-219565

Regular price $800 USD
Regular price Sale price $800.00 USD
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Fine Dobson banjo from the late 19th century.  This one features a walnut neck and dowel stick, fancy pearl inlays and metal-clad rim.  This one needs a bit of TLC to get back in top playing condition.  With newer hardshell case (blue lining). VGC+ except needs work (dowel stick reset, fretwork, strings, bridge, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • SN 24 
  • Late 1880s 
  • VGC+ *(see below) 
  • Walnut neck with folk heel and figure eight headstock shape
  • V-shaped neck profile 
  • Thin 17-fret pearwood fingerboard 
  • Fancy pearl inlays 
  • Ivoroid violin peg tuners, 5th string tuner replaced 
  • Small shim at end of fingerboard 
  • Metal clad wood rim 
  • 11" Elite Renaissance head 
  • 36 brackets 
  • Dowel stick has celluloid plate engraved "Victor" 
  • Dowel stick stamped "SPECIALTY" and "GEO.C.DOBSON / 290 SHAWMUT AVE. / BOSTON, MASS." 
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~25-3/8" scale 
  • Original tailpiece stamped "GEO.C.DOBSON / BOSTON / MASS. / VICTOR" 
  • With newer hardshell case (blue lining) 
  • *VGC+ except needs work (dowel stick reset, fretwork, strings, bridge, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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