Fairbanks & Cole (1886)
$1,050 $1,200sku: 60U-203461
Made in 1886, this vintage Fairbanks & Cole openback banjo has a metal-clad wood rim, 18 fret ebony fretboard, and oversprayed mahogany neck. It has 24 brackets, Repro No-Knot tailpiece, and violin peg tuners. There are newer abalone dot and slotted diamond marker inlays (correct style appear newer). Newer oversized Morgan Monroe hardshell case included. This instrument is in very good-plus condition. More Details...
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A great setup can make a world of difference. This instrument has been thoroughly inspected and expertly set up to play comfortably and sound its best.
Elderly Warranty: 30 days Manufacturer's Warranty: None
- 11-5/8" skin head
- Metal-clad wood rim
- 18 fret ebony fretboard
- Oversprayed mahogany neck
- Repro No-Knot tailpiece
- Violin peg tuners
- Newer abalone dot and slotted diamond markers (inlays correct style but appear newer)
- Dowel stick reads "(FAIRBANKS & COLE, MAKERS, BOSTON, MASS)"
- Serial number stamped on dowel stick and rim
- 24 brackets
- 27" scale
- 1-5/16" nut
- Neck shimmed at rim
- Newer oversized Morgan Monroe HSC