A. C. Fairbanks Special Electric No. 5

  • Very Good Condition
  • Year: circa 1899
  • Includes Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 19133


a high grade banjo by the premier Boston manufacturer; 10-15/16" spun over rim with scalloped tonering and ivory binding on the upper and lower edges of the wooden interior; the mahogany neck with the classic "double daisy" heel carving has been nicely refinished; fancy, engraved pearl inlays throughout. Peghead was rebuilt at one point, ebony overlay w/ some replaced pearl; engraving has been touched up in some areas; tension hoop has been notched; neck has been refretted w/ correct mandolin sized wire.


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