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  • Gibson EMS-1235 (14276)
    We present an exceedingly rare and elusive member of the Gibson family, the EMS-1235, which features an 8 string mandolin neck married to a 6 string guitar neck, all in stunning sunburst. Thin, top-contoured hollow body with a fine grained spruce top, flamed maple back/sides, two mahogany necks. Bound back/sides, fingerboards. Features three PAF double black pickups w/ respective toggle selector switches/tone & volume controls, two adjustable bridges, two original double-bound pickguards,...
    Circa 1962
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  • Gibson K-2 (19569)
    A beautiful artifact from the Bass-end of the mandolin orchestra, highly suitable for modern styles of playing. We present a Gibson K-2 mandocello dating from 1920 perfectly paired with its original green-lined Geib hardcase with all the proper handles & hinges. A lush red sunburst immediately catches the eyes of any on-looker, combined with an equally nice stained red maple back and sides. 25" scale mahogany neck with soft "V" profile, ebony fingerboard with original frets/dot inlays, "The...
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  • One Thousand and One Banjos The Tsumura Collection (19635)
    This is a rare copy of Akira Tsumura's seminal publication "One Thousand and One Banjos: The Tsumura Collection". With original cardboard box and tape, box was opened a few times by a meticulous previous owner.
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  • Gibson Granada/Style 5 Deluxe (19468)
    Serial # 9261-8 from a batch of Granada tenor banjos with 40 hole raised head tone rings. Possibly from a custom order, this is a fine condition excellent quality banjo suitable for professional use on stage or in the studio. The walnut neck is a five string conversion with Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, wreath inlay, wreath peghead inlay, marquetry on back of peghead, greenish pearloid edge trim. Style 5 Deluxe resonator beautifully figured walnut with wood purfling and greenish pearloid...
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  • Luscomb Custom Presentation (18286)
    Unsigned one of a kind Boston-made Luscomb presentation banjo and featured in America's Instrument: The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century, from a private collection. A rare presentation model that derivates from the standard catalog models. 10 5/8 rim with former owner Maly Wales Matthews name inlaid in pearl script on the dowel stick, and initials inlaid in heel. Continuous presentation grade fingerboard pearl work almost identical to top of the line Haynes Bay State models 353/354. Snakewood...
    Circa 1896
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  • Eastman Whyte Laydie Style Banjo Neck, w/inlay (16420)
    We have a very limited number of Whyte Laydie style necks from Eastman strings. These are made in the style of the old, Fairbanks banjos and are completely fretted, finished and inlayed with Gryphon and scalloped diamonds. The necks are two piece maple with an ebony center string. They have ebony fingerboards with a 26" scale and peghead overlay. They come complete with dowel stick which is NOT glued in. The neck can be fitted to a 10-3/4" or 11" rim. ***These necks do have some...
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