A. C. Fairbanks No. 0 Imperial Electric

  • Excellent Condition
  • Year: 1909
  • Includes Original Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 25809


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). Toroise-bound exterior of black-painted rim, outfitted with the fabled scalloped Electric tonering; Fairbanks plaque, model stamps, matching serial numbers present; original No Knot tailpiece, wire armrest present. 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, as well as checking peghead overlay; "frailing-wear" present upper positions of frets. Included in sale is original hard case


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