A.C. Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole"

  • Very Good Condition
  • Year: circa 1892
  • Includes Soft Shell Case
  • Serial #: 2381


This is an A. C. Fairbanks "Fairbanks & Cole" model banjo, produced in the early 1890s. The spun-over rim is 10", has a simple rolled tonering; dowel stick has Fairbanks stamp, and Fairbanks & Cole model stamp; patent stamped shoe screws on interior of rim; one replaced nut; neck adjustment hardware is original. 24" scale mahogany neck with added pearl inlay and replaced frets (some wear on back of neck including dings); light overspray in some areas. Equipped with reproduction No Knot tailpiece, geared tuners.


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