Bacon Blue Ribbon Orchestra A1 Five String Conversion

  • Excellent + Condition
  • Year: circa 1920s
  • No Case
  • Serial #: 6751


A phenomenal conversion of a rare Bacon tenor to five string utilizing a new all maple 26" scale Eastman neck. Rim assembly features 11.5" perforated wooden "special" tonering, pearwood rim cap, equipped with original Rogers skin head/reproduction No Knot tailpiece; phenomenal open sound with lots of sustain, rich lows/punchy highs. Included in sale is original 17 fret all maple neck neck, stamped "The Bacon Orchestra" & "A1 6751" on dowel, fine heel carving, ebony fretboard w/ pearl inlay; pearwood peghead overlay w/ "Bacon Blue Ribbon" inlaid in pearl; bar frets with little wear and patent pending Bacon resonator.


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