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  • From early 20th century, this Washburn Style 625 has an interesting hoop-and-spikes tone ring, metal clad rim, grooved tension hoop, and skin head. Mahogany neck and Bell Grand Patented tailpiece. Quite the conversation piece. Period case. Made in Chicago, USA. (needs dowel reset and set-up, glue loose binding, new nut, repair broken heel - sold AS-IS)
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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 625 9007
  • c.1922
  • VGC (needs dowel reset and set-up, glue loose binding, new nut, repair broken heel - sold AS-IS)
  • Satin natural finish
  • Banjo-mandolin
  • 22 hooks - 4 nuts don't match
  • Dowel stick stamped "625", "9007" "Improved George Washburn"
  • Raised hoop-and-spikes tone ring 
  • 10-15/16" skin head
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Metal clad over maple rim stamped "PATENTED 876430" 
  • 2-piece mahogany neck with center strip (split heel needs repair)
  • 17-fret ebonized pearwood flat fingerboard with extension and pearl diamond markers
  • "V" neck profile
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • Ebonized pearwood peghead overlay features pearl star
  • Bell Grand Patented tailpiece 
  • Newer 1-1/16" plastic nut, 13-7/8" scale
  • Period soft shell case
  • Made in Chicago, USA

Washburn "Improved" Banjo Mandolin (c.1922)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 90U-211594

Regular price
$300 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$300 USD
From early 20th century, this Washburn Style 625 has an interesting hoop-and-spikes tone ring, metal clad rim, grooved tension hoop, and skin head. Mahogany neck and Bell Grand Patented tailpiece. Quite the conversation piece. Period case. Made in Chicago, USA. (needs dowel reset and set-up, glue loose binding, new nut, repair broken heel - sold AS-IS)
More Details

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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 625 9007
  • c.1922
  • VGC (needs dowel reset and set-up, glue loose binding, new nut, repair broken heel - sold AS-IS)
  • Satin natural finish
  • Banjo-mandolin
  • 22 hooks - 4 nuts don't match
  • Dowel stick stamped "625", "9007" "Improved George Washburn"
  • Raised hoop-and-spikes tone ring 
  • 10-15/16" skin head
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Metal clad over maple rim stamped "PATENTED 876430" 
  • 2-piece mahogany neck with center strip (split heel needs repair)
  • 17-fret ebonized pearwood flat fingerboard with extension and pearl diamond markers
  • "V" neck profile
  • 4-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • Ebonized pearwood peghead overlay features pearl star
  • Bell Grand Patented tailpiece 
  • Newer 1-1/16" plastic nut, 13-7/8" scale
  • Period soft shell case
  • Made in Chicago, USA