A. C. Fairbanks Electric "Josie"

  • Excellent Condition
  • Year: circa 1890s
  • Includes Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 10000


An especially rare and important banjo...all original, custom ordered "Electric" model featuring a 10-5/8 silver-plated rim with scalloped "Electric" tonering, and custom ordered "JOSIE" inlaid in pearl at the last fret. Equipped with Champion tuners and rare Sept. 1890 patent tailpiece. 10 5/8" rim, with hardware and tonering silver plated. This instrument is very clean, great finish, never had any repairs or replaced parts. The 25" scale mahogany has nice "ram's horn" carving; boat heel, ebony backstrap, early saw cut inlays with custom "JOSIE "at the last fret. Included in sale is slightly later hard case


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