Tilton / Haynes Parlor Guitar (mid 1800's)
An interesting parlor guitar from the mid-1800’s, this instrument features a spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, a 12-fret mahogany neck, and a Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. The slotted headstock has 3-in-a-line tuners with bone buttons. It has some structural issues and needs some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in good condition. More Details...
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Instruments sold “AS-IS” have not been set up by our repair shop and do not come with the Elderly warranty.
Elderly Warranty: None Manufacturer's Warranty: None
- Parlor (11-5/8") guitar built by John C. Haynes in Boston
- Spruce top
- Ladder braced
- Brazilian rosewood sides and back
- 12-fret mahogany neck
- Brazilian rosewood fretboard
- Decorative metal tailpiece sports etched logo
- Wood bridge
- Nickel-silver engraved medallion in soundhole mounted on the longitudinal wooden bar
- Slotted headstock
- Logo hot stamp on back
- 3-in-a-line tuners with bone buttons
- 1-11/16" nut
- 24-1/2" scale
- Mid 20th century HSC
- GC (several previous repairs have distorted the top around the soundhole, several repaired top and side cracks, heel crack), sold AS-IS (needs top problems and cracks addressed, heel repair, address loose back, fret work, set up, etc.)