Tilton / Haynes Parlor Guitar (mid 1800's)

$1,000
sku: 20U-204341
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...

  • 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.)