A. C. Fairbanks Imperial Electric No. 0

  • Excellent + Condition
  • Year: circa 1904
  • Includes Soft Shell Case
  • Serial #: 23889


A prime example from the golden age of Boston banjo-making, this is both a fine player and a collector's piece with desirable specifications (10-3/4" diameter X 26" scale length). Black-painted rim, outfitted with the fabled scalloped Electric tonering; Fairbanks plaque, model stamps, matching serial numbers present; original No Knot tailpiece. Mahogany neck w/ ebony fretboard, fancy pearl inlay w/ engraving present; equipped with original plated metal friction tuners w/ grained ivoroid buttons. Some finish dings and scratches present, and touchup to engravings on peghead.


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