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    A collectible piece of American history from the very late 19th century, this Washburn 1897 New Model Style 122 features a Brazilian rosewood bowl back, ebony fingerboard, engraved metal tailpiece and peghead cover, and wood marquetry. It’s sold AS-IS (top is cupped from pickguard shrinkage and loose braee, shallow neck angle, pickguard has been reglued with foaming adhesive. Tuners are tight. Needs neck reset, glue loose brace, fret level, strings, setup, etc.). Otherwise, it is in very good condition.
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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 90822
  • c. 1898
  • VGC
  • Original natural finish
  • Bowl back mandolin
  • White bound body and fingerboard
  • Bent spruce top, rope inlay purfling, tortoise plastic pickguard, oval soundhole with rosette
  • Brazilian rosewood bowl and skirt, 15 ribs
  • Mahogany neck
  • 17 frets on flat ebony fingerboard, abalone slotted diamonds and dot inlays
  • D neck profile, 13-1/4” scale, 1-3/8” nut
  • Crown tailpiece, headstock backplate cover with engraved logo, ivoroid buttons
  • Rough period canvas case with leather straps, buckles 
  • Label #1: “THE NEW WASHBURN 1897 MODEL” “HIGHEST AWARD AT WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, CHICAGO, 1893” “GOLD MEDAL AND DIPLOMA OF HONOR, ANTWERP, 1894”
  • Label #2: “THE MATERIAL & WORKMANSHIP OF THIS WASHBURN INSTRUMENT CREMONATONE NO. 90822  FULLY GUARANTEED FOR THE TERM OF ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE PROVIDED THE LABEL IS NOT MUTILATED ”
  • Top is cupped from pickguard shrinkage and loose brace, shallow neck angle, pickguard has been reglued with foaming adhesive. Tuners are tight. Needs neck reset.(more...)

Washburn 1897 New Model Style 122 (c. 1898)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 90U-206308

Regular price
$275 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$275 USD
A collectible piece of American history from the very late 19th century, this Washburn 1897 New Model Style 122 features a Brazilian rosewood bowl back, ebony fingerboard, engraved metal tailpiece and peghead cover, and wood marquetry. It’s sold AS-IS (top is cupped from pickguard shrinkage and loose braee, shallow neck angle, pickguard has been reglued with foaming adhesive. Tuners are tight. Needs neck reset, glue loose brace, fret level, strings, setup, etc.). Otherwise, it is in very good condition.
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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 90822
  • c. 1898
  • VGC
  • Original natural finish
  • Bowl back mandolin
  • White bound body and fingerboard
  • Bent spruce top, rope inlay purfling, tortoise plastic pickguard, oval soundhole with rosette
  • Brazilian rosewood bowl and skirt, 15 ribs
  • Mahogany neck
  • 17 frets on flat ebony fingerboard, abalone slotted diamonds and dot inlays
  • D neck profile, 13-1/4” scale, 1-3/8” nut
  • Crown tailpiece, headstock backplate cover with engraved logo, ivoroid buttons
  • Rough period canvas case with leather straps, buckles 
  • Label #1: “THE NEW WASHBURN 1897 MODEL” “HIGHEST AWARD AT WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, CHICAGO, 1893” “GOLD MEDAL AND DIPLOMA OF HONOR, ANTWERP, 1894”
  • Label #2: “THE MATERIAL & WORKMANSHIP OF THIS WASHBURN INSTRUMENT CREMONATONE NO. 90822  FULLY GUARANTEED FOR THE TERM OF ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE PROVIDED THE LABEL IS NOT MUTILATED ”
  • Top is cupped from pickguard shrinkage and loose brace, shallow neck angle, pickguard has been reglued with foaming adhesive. Tuners are tight. Needs neck reset.(more...)